Migrant worker shot dead in Bandipora

The attack comes just a week after terrorists lobbed a grenade at migrant workers in southern Pulwama district, killing one and injuring two others.
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Srinagar, August 12: A migrant worker from Bihar was shot dead in the Ajas area of north Kashmir’s Bandipora district late last night, reports quoting police said today.

Quoting a top police officer, news agency GNS reported that Mohammad Amrez, son of Mohammad Jaleel, a resident of Bihar, was shot from a very close range around 12:30 am by the terrorists.

He was shifted to a nearby hospital where doctors declared him brought dead, the officer said.

In a tweet, a police spokesman also confirmed the killing of the labourer.

"During intervening night, #terrorists fired upon & injured one outside #labourer Mohd Amrez S/O Mohd Jalil R/O Madhepura Besarh #Bihar at Soadnara Sumbal, #Bandipora. He was shifted to hospital for treatment where he succumbed," he said.

The attack comes just a week after terrorists lobbed a grenade at migrant workers in southern Pulwama district, killing one and injuring two others.

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