“Such acts of barbarity hinder progress and peace”: J&K National Conference on Srinagar terrorist attack
Condemning the terrorist attack in Srinagar, which killed a man from Amritsar, Jammu and Kashmir National Conference party leaders Farooq Abdullah and Omar Abdullah offered their condolences to the victim’s family. They said, “Such acts of barbarity only serve to hinder the progress and peace we strive for.”
“JKNC President Dr Farooq Abdullah and VP Omar Abdullah are shocked and disgusted by the barbaric incident that took the life of Amrit Pal Singh in Shala Kadal, Srinagar. Their heartfelt condolences go out to his family. Violence should have no place in our society and such acts of barbarity only serve to hinder the progress and peace we strive for,” the Jammu and Kashmir National Conference Party said in a post on ‘X’.
A man from Amritsar identified as Amritpal Singh was killed and another person identified as Rohit was critically wounded after terrorists opened fire at the Shaheed Gunj area in Srinagar on Wednesday, police said.
Security forces have cordoned off the area after the incident, police said.
“Terrorists fired upon 2 persons identified as Amritpal Singh & Rohit, R/O Amritsar, at Shaheed Gunj Sgr. In this #terror incident, Amritpal Singh succumbed to his injuries, while Rohit has been shifted to Hospital for treatment. Area cordoned off. Details shall follow,” Kashmir Zone Police said in a post on ‘X’.
Further details are awaited. (Agencies)