nion home minister Amit Shah called on Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant governor Manoj Singh to meet him in Delhi today, in connection with targeted killings in the Valley in the past few days.
The meeting has been called after a number of civilians were killed in the Kashmir valley over the last week.
On Thursday, terrorists killed a principal and a teacher of the Govt. Boys’ Higher Secondary school in Srinagar’s Safakadal area.
The victims were from Kashmir’s minority Sikh and Hindu communities. The teacher, Deepak Chand, was a Hindu from Jammu and the principal, Supunder Kour, was a Sikh.
On Tuesday, 70-year-old Makhan Lal Bindroo, a prominent Kashmiri Pandit businessman and the owner of a pharmacy in Srinagar was shot dead by the terrorists.
On the same day, a street vendor was shot by terrorists near Madina Chowk Lalbazar in Srinagar. The deceased, identified as Virendra Paswan, was a resident of Bihar.
In a third terror attack on Tuesday, another civilian, identified as Mohd Shafi Lone, was shot dead by terrorists in Bandipora district in North Kashmir.
According to the police statement, “So far, 28 civilians have been killed by terrorists in 2021. Out of 28, five persons belong to the local Hindu/Sikh community and 2 non-local Hindu labourers.”