January 01, 2023 10:02 pm | Up to date January 02, 2023 11:40 am IST – JAMMU/SRINAGAR
Militants carrying automated rifles barged into not less than three homes close to Rajouri within the Pir Panjal Valley of Jammu and Kashmir and killed three civilians, names of which have been launched by officers, and injured not less than seven on January 1.
Nonetheless, PTI and ANI sources mentioned the loss of life toll within the firing incident in Rajouri’s Dangri space elevated to 4. “One other particular person succumbs to accidents. The loss of life toll stands at 4. Two armed males are allegedly concerned on this firing,” mentioned Mukesh Singh, Extra Director Basic of Police (ADGP) Jammu zone. Safety forces have launched an operation to neutralise two terrorists who attacked three homes in Dangri space, Jammu and Kashmir Police mentioned, in keeping with companies.
Earlier, witnesses claimed militants got here down from a forest space to the higher Dungri space round 7 p.m. They entered the homes and fired indiscriminately. The militants managed to flee after the assault.
It’s for the primary time in additional than a decade that members of the minority neighborhood have confronted an assault of this scale in Rajouri.
“An incident of firing allegedly by two armed males was reported in village Dungri, 7 to eight km from Rajouri. Firing happened at three homes separated at a distance of round 50 metres from one another.,” a senior police officer mentioned.
Nonetheless, officers on the Authorities Medical School, Rajouri, put the entire variety of individuals hit by bullets at 10. “Two have been introduced lifeless,” they mentioned.
Three of the deceased have been recognized as Satish Kumar, Deepak Kumar and Pritam Lal.
One injured in Srinagar
In Srinagar, one civilian was injured when militants lobbed a grenade on a CRPF automobile in Zadibal.
In one other case, the police mentioned they arrested a youth who snatched a rifle from a CRPF jawan in south Kashmir’s Pulwama.