Srinagar, Oct 7: A principal was among two teachers shot dead at a school in Eidgah locality of Srinagar on Thursday, reports said.
As per news agency GNS, the duo were shot at Boys Higher Secondary School in Eidgah Sangam area of the city, leaving them critically injured.
They were shifted to SKIMS hospital where they were declared dead on arrival, the officials told GNS.
The deceased have been identified as Supinder Kour, a resident of Alochi Bagh area of the city here, and Deepak Chand, a resident of Jammu. They were working as teachers at Government Boys School, Sangam.
The latest killing has taken the number of civilians shot dead in the valley to seven, including six in the city, over the past five days.
On Saturday, militants shot dead Majid Ahmad Gojri, a resident of Chattabal Srinagar, at Karan Nagar. Later that night, another civilian Mohammad Shafi Dar, resident of Batamaloo, was shot at and injured at SD Colony Batamaloo. He succumbed to injuries a few hours later.
On Tuesday, three civilians including Makhan Lal Bindroo, owner of Srinagar’s most famous pharmacy, were shot dead by militants within two hours in separate incidents in Srinagar and Bandipora districts of Jammu and Kashmir.
Bindroo, owner of Bindroo Medicate, was shot dead by the assailants from point blank range while he was at his pharmacy.
Within an hour, militants struck in Hawal area of the city, killing a non-local street vendor.
The vendor, who used to sell bhelpuri, was shot at point blank range and died on the spot. The victim was identified as Virender.
Within minutes of the second killing, militants shot dead Mohammad Shafi Lone at Naidkhai in Bandipora district in north Kashmir