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Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Councillor injured in J&K terror attack succumbs

Another councillor who was injured in an attack carried out by Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir’s Sopore town, died in a hospital on Tuesday, taking the total toll from the carnage to three.

The victim was identified as Shams-ud-din Pir, according to the police.

With this the number of persons killed in Monday’s attack has gone up to three

Councillor Riyaz Ahmad and a security guard were killed when two LeT militants attacked the them while they were at a meeting in Sopore.

Police has identified the assailants as a local and a Pakistani.

Meanwhile, Vijay Kumar, IGP (Kashmir zone) has ordered suspension of three security guards who were present at the time of the attack, for lack of proper response.

(The story has been published via a syndicated feed.)


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