Jammu Kashmir

Hindu bank manager shot dead in Kashmir's Kulgam

Punjab Tribune Bureau | June 02, 2022 12:25 PM

JAMMU AND KASHMIR: In another attack on a Hindu government employee in Jammu and Kashmir, a bank manager was shot dead by terrorists in the Kulgam district on Thursday, said Kashmir Zone Police.

The deceased has been identified as Vijay Kumar, Bank Manager of Elaqahi Dehati Bank.

According to the Police, injured bank employee died in the hospital. The search operation is going on in the entire area.

Kumar, who hails from Rajsthan, was rushed to a nearby hospital after he was fired upon by the terrorist at Areh Mohanpora in Kulgam district, said Police.

Attacks on Hindu government employees have increased in Kashmir in recent days.

Its official Twitter handle of the Kashmir Zone Police had earlier said, "Terrorists opened fire on the manager of Dehati Bank, a locality at Areh Mohanpora in Kulgam district. He has been seriously injured in this attack. He hails from Hanumangarh in Rajasthan. Security personnel have taken the entire area under their siege. Still waiting for more information.

Earlier on Tuesday, extremists killed Rajni Devi, a government school teacher in Kulgam.

Meanwhile, people belonging to the Hindu community employed, staged a protest in Jammu demanding security for members of their community.

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