The Hush Post|11:18 am |one-minute-read|
Terrorists shot dead a woman and injured a man in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday, police said.
The deceased woman has been identified as Nigeena Bano. The injured man has been identified as Mohd Sultan.
“Terrorists fired upon a man and a woman at Singoo-Narbal in Pulwama district in the morning hours today. While the woman succumbed to injuries, the injured man was rushed to a hospital,” a police official said.
Deceased Nigeena Bano’s husband too was killed in 2017 by militants.
Till now, security forces have killed 101 militants in counter-terror operations in the first five months of the year, acting on intelligence inputs provided by their informants on the ground.
In 2018 and 2017, from January to May, security forces had managed to kill 70 and 57 militants, respectively. Most counter-terror operations were executed in south Kashmir’s four districts – Pulwama, Shopian, Kulgam and Anantnag.