By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi |
Updated: October 29, 2020 10:27:00 pm
The get together employees had been rushed to a neighborhood hospital at Qazigund the place docs declared them useless on arrival (Representational)Three BJP employees had been shot useless by militants in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Thursday, information company PTI reported.
“Fida Hussain, Umer Hajam and Umer Rashid Beigh were shot by militants in Y K Pora area of Kulgam district late on Thursday evening,” a police official was quoted as saying by PTI. He stated the get together employees had been rushed to a neighborhood hospital at Qazigund the place docs declared them useless on arrival.
Reacting to the incident, former chief minister and National Conference chief Omar Abdullah tweeted, “Terrible news from Kulgam district of South Kashmir. I unequivocally condemn the targeted killing of the 3 BJP workers in a terror attack. May Allah grant them place in Jannat and may their families find strength during this difficult time.”
Terrible information from Kulgam district of South Kashmir. I unequivocally condemn the focused killing of the three BJP employees in a terror assault. May Allah grant them place in Jannat & could their households discover power throughout this troublesome time.
— Omar Abdullah (@OmarAbdullah) October 29, 2020
The Resistance Front (TRF), which is believed to be a shadow group of the Lashkar-e-Taiba, has claimed accountability for the killings. In a message in English and Hindi on its social media account, the TRF stated “crematoriums will get overbooked”.
In August this 12 months, militants shot useless a BJP sarpanch, Sajad Ahmad Khanday, at Vessu in Qazigund in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district. A day beforehand, one other BJP sarpanch, Arif Ahmad, was shot at and injured at Qazigund’s Akhran village.
The similar month, a number of BJP leaders in Jammu and Kashmir had resigned in panic after suspected militants shot at and critically injured a pacesetter of the get together in central Kashmir’s Budgam district.
On July 8, militants had killed a senior BJP chief, Sheikh Waseem Bari, alongside together with his father and brother – each of whom had been BJP employees as effectively – in Bandipore.
Since June, eight members of the BJP have been killed by militants in Jammu and Kashmir.
(Inputs from PTI)
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