Srinagar: At least six migrants were killed and another one seriously injured in a sudden attack by militants on Tuesday in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district.
According to police, all the labourers who were killed were from Murshidabad in West Bengal. While the Kashmir Police's Twitter handle said five labourers were killed, police sources said that the toll was six
According to police, the militants came to Katrasoo village of Kulgam, took out the masons and carpenters from outside the state working there and opened fire at them, killing five of them on the spot. . The sixth succumbed to his injuries while being taken to a hospital.
According to reports, the killed were identified as Sheikh Kamrudin, Sheikh M. Rafiq, Sheikh Murnsulin, Sheikh Nizam ud Din and Mohd Rafiq Sheikh. The injured labourer was Zahoor ud Din.
According to sources, the attack occured when Members of European parliament arrived in Srinagar to see the ground situation.
There were also reports of firing on a security patrol in Drubgaon in Pulwama in south Kashmir, but no injuries were reported. On Monday night, a a truck driver was shot dead by terrorists in here Anantnag which was a fourth attack in a week in Kashmir.
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