Kashmir Killings: Police issued statement regarding the killing of three civilians

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir Police on Tuesday issued the following statement regarding the killing of three civilians in the Srinagar and Bandipora districts.

A police spokesman in a statement said that today in the evening, three incidents were reported from Srinagar and Bandipora, in which militants shot dead three civilians.

“At about 19:25hrs, Srinagar Police received information about terror crime incident near Iqbal Park Sherghari area of Srinagar. Officers attending the crime spot learnt that the owner of Bindroo Medicate namely Makhan Lal Bindroo was shot at by the militants near his shop at Iqbal Park. He received grievous gunshot injuries in this terror incident and was immediately evacuated to a nearby hospital, however, he succumbed to his injuries,” said the spokesman.

“Meanwhile, at about 20:15 hours Srinagar Police received information about another terror crime incident near Madina Chowk Lalbazar area of Srinagar, where militants shot dead a non-local (street hawker) identified as Virender Paswan resident of Bhagalpur Bihar at present Alamgari Bazar Zadibal,” he said.

“Third terror crime incident was reported in Shahgund area of Bandipora where militants shot dead another civilian identified as Mohd Shafi Lone resident of Naidkhai,” he added.

“Police have registered cases regarding these crime incidents. The investigation is in progress and officers continue to work to establish the full circumstances of these terror crimes. The respective areas have been cordoned and search in these areas is going on,” said a police spokesman in a statement.

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