ANANTNAG — Two non-local labourers working in a private school were shot at and injured in Wanihama area of Anantnag district on Thursday.
An official told the news agency KNO that two labourers working in Sabir Abdullah Public School (SAPS) in Wanihama were shot at and injured inside the school by militants. He said that the duo were shifted to GMC Anantnag for treatment.
An official of GMC told KNO that both of them, identified as Vikram from Bihar and Badahur from Nepal, are being treated at the hospital.
Principal GMC Anantnag Dr Tariq Qureshi told KNO that condition of one is stable while as the other is critical and both are being treated.
Meanwhile, Kashmir Police on its official Twitter handle also confirmed that two persons were injured.
“Terrorist fired upon two outside labourers (one from Bihar and another from Nepal), who were working at a private SAPS school at Bondialgam in Anantnag district. Both of them are being shifted to hospital. Further details shall follow,” a police spokesman tweeted.
Meanwhile, ADGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar tweeted, “This is a cowardice and inhumane act of terrorism. The victims were called by terrorist to come out to engage in a work. Once the both came out, terrorist fired upon them with a pistol. We are investigating on top priority. Culprit would be brought to justice soon.”