2 labourers injured in Pulwama terror attack

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Srinagar: Two labourers from Bihar were injured in a terrorist attack in Pulwama district of southern Kashmir and a search operation in the area is underway.

They have been identified by police as Shamshad son of Islam Shiekh and Faizan Qasri son of Fayaz Qadri of Batya Zila Bihar. The incident took place at Kharpora Ratnipora and the duo have been hospitalised. Their condition  is said to be stable.

“#Terrorists fired upon & injured 02 outside labourers at Kharpora Ratnipora in #Pulwama.  They have been shifted to hospital where their condition is stated to be stable. Identified as Shamshad S/O Islam Shiekh & Faizan Qasri S/O Fayaz Qadri, R/O Batya Zila Bihar.@JmuKmrPolice,” Kashmir Zone Police tweeted soon after the incident.

Police said joint parties of police, Army and paramilitary forces have cordoned off the area and searches are underway.

Earlier in first week of last month (August) one non-local labourer was killed and two others were injured in a terrorist attack in Pulwama.

Terrorist had hurled a grenade on the labourers at Gadoora area of Pulwama on that fateful day.

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