LG condemns heinous terror attack
Srinagar, Feb 7: A non-local was shot dead and another injured in a terrorist attack in Srinagar on Wednesday, officials said.
Official sources said that the terrorists fired on Amritpal Singh, 31, killing him while another non-local, identified as Rohit, was injured in ShalKadal area of the city.
“Amritpal Singh died on the spot while the injured Rohit has been shifted to SMHS hospital,” a source said, adding that the area has been cordoned off by the security forces to nab the assailants.
Meanwhile, the Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha strongly condemned the heinous terror attack on two civilians in Srinagar on Wednesday.
He extended his heartfelt condolences to the family of the civilian martyred in the attack and prayed for the speedy recovery of the injured.
In a tweet, the Lt Governor said: “I am deeply shocked and saddened by the heinous terror attack in Srinagar on Amritpal&Rohit from Amritsar. I condemn in strongest terms this brutal act, which has snuffed out an innocent life. In this hour of grief, I convey my heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family. Praying for the speedy recovery of the injured Rohit. A team of doctors is doing their best to take care of him. No efforts will be spared to bring the perpetrators to justice. Directed the Civil & Police administration to ensure all assistance to the families.”