A woman was killed and another civilian sustained injury after terrorists opened fire at civilians in Narbal village of Kakapora in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Wednesday.
The woman Nigeena Bano, who was critically wounded in the shooting, was immediately taken to a nearby hospital but was declared brought dead. The youth, identified as one Sultan, is said to be critical.
The terrorists forced their way inside the woman’s house and opened fire, police sources were quoted as saying by NDTV.
“#Terrorists fired on #civilians killing a girl Nigeena Bano & injuring another civilian Mohd Sultan in #Pulwama. #Police has registered a #case. Officers are investigating circumstances of this #terrorcrime (sic.),” the Jammu and Kashmir Police tweeted.
A search operation is underway to nab the terrorists. The police have registered a case and a probe is underway.
According to a report in IANS, over 100 militants have been killed in “unrelenting operations” by security forces against various militant outfits in the Kashmir Valley till May 31, police said on Saturday.
52 security forces personnel have also lost their lives this year till May 31, including the 40 CRPF jawans killed in Pulwama terror attack on February 14.