Shopian terrorist incident leaves 3 foreign workers injured: police
Nadia Farooq

Moved to the SMHS Medical Centre

On Thursday night, terrorists opened fire on a group of workers from Bihar in the hamlet of Gagren, injuring three of them, according to the police in Shopian.

Three contract workers were shot by terrorists in Shopian. Anmol Kumar, Pintu Kumar Thakur, and Heralal Yadav are all locals of the Distt Supaul area of Bihar, and they have been injured. Opening of the cordon.”@JmuKmrPolice,” Kashmir Zone Police tweeted on Thursday night.


According to a police statement, “today evening time at about 8:45 hours, two pistol borne masked persons entered into the rented accommodation of non-local labourers belonging to advocate Irshad Hussain Sofi S/O Ab Aziz Sofi R/O Gagren about 150 metres away from SOG Camp Gagren Shopian where many non-local labourers are residing on rent basis. They shot three foreigners, wounding three of them. After receiving initial care at the district hospital in neighbouring Shopian, the wounded were sent to the tertiary care centre at SMHS Hospital in Srinagar.

Dr. Rubeena, medical director of the District Hospital in Shopean, revealed that the victims had been shot many times. They were sent to SMHS Hospital in Srinagar due to the severity of their wounds, she said.

According to the police, a large manhunt is now underway to capture the perpetrators.



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