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- Murder of Kashmiri Pandit; One killed, one injured in Jammu and Kashmir Shopian
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The case of target killing has come to the fore again in south Kashmir. On Tuesday, terrorists opened fire on two brothers in Shopian. One died in this, while the other is injured. The injured has been admitted to the hospital. The security forces have cordoned off the area and the search for the attackers has begun.
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According to information, the two brothers were working in apple orchards in Chhotepora area. During this time some terrorists arrived there and started shooting. One brother died of gunshot wounds. He has been identified as Sunil Kumar Bhatt. He was the father of four daughters. At the same time, his brother Pitamber Nath Pandit alias Pintu Kumar is seriously injured, he has been admitted to the hospital.
A crowd has gathered at the house of the deceased. People are asking the administration to act immediately.
Sunil’s brother said, we want to leave Kashmir
After the killing of Kashmiri Pandit Sunil, his brothers are broken. He folded his hands in front of the media and said, “I’m the only one left in this village, if you want me shot too, it’s the government’s responsibility.” We will go from here after doing the last rites of the brother. Let them take us out of here in the morning. We don’t want to stay here. The government should think about the safety of our parents and children.
Appeal to the Kashmiri Pandits to leave the valley
There is anger among the people after the killing of Kashmiri Pandit. Kashmir Pandit Sangharsh Samiti (KPSS) has asked the Kashmiri Pandits to leave Kashmir. This organization represents the non-migrant Kashmiri Pandits living in Kashmir.
Sangathan president Sanjay Tikku said that the judiciary and the government have failed miserably in protecting Kashmiri Pandits in Kashmir. For this reason, KPSS appeals to all Kashmiri Pandits to leave Kashmir.
He said that no Kashmiri Pandit is safe in Kashmir. The only option left for the Kashmiri Pandits is to leave Kashmir or be killed by religious fanatics who have the support of the local population.
The body of Sunil Kumar Bhatt was brought to his residence in Shopian.
Anupam Kher said: It’s been 30 years
Actor Anupam Kher said that it is a shame that atrocities on Kashmiri Pandits continue even today. They are also killing their own people. They are killing everyone who is with India. This is happening for the last 30 years. The more you condemn it, the less it will happen. We need to change this mindset…
Owaisi pointed to the centre
AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi has hit out at the central government over this incident. He said that the Modi government in Kashmir has proved to be a complete spread. 370 was removed saying all Pandits will benefit, there will be peace in Kashmir. Your government has not provided them security and Kashmiri Pandits now want to leave Kashmir.
Jammu and Kashmir LG Manoj Sinha reached the Army Hospital and inquired about the health of Pitamber Nath Pandit, who was injured in the Shopian terror attack.
BJP president said: Pakistan wants bloodshed in Kashmir
J&K BJP president Ravinder Raina has said that Pakistan wants to spill blood in Kashmir and Kashmiris and wants to make the valley a graveyard, but we will not allow it to fulfill its nefarious designs. Action will be taken against those targeting Kashmiri Pandits in Shopian area, they will definitely be punished.
Why are murders happening continuously in the valley
According to intelligence agencies, the targeted killing is a new plan by Pakistan to spread unrest in Kashmir. Their purpose is believed to be to sabotage plans to resettle Kashmiri Pandits in Jammu and Kashmir after the abrogation of Article 370. Since the abrogation of Article 370, incidents of targeted killings have increased in Kashmir, especially where terrorists have made soft targets of Kashmiri Pandits, migrant workers and even local Muslims working in the government or the police, who have come to India. a.
Conspiracy to stay active in the valley by making propaganda
ISI is spreading this propaganda among the people of Kashmir that after the abrogation of Article 370, migrant workers coming from outside will take over their jobs and lands. Through this propaganda, he is again trying to garner support for pro-Pakistani terrorist organizations in Kashmir.
According to experts, one of the motives of the terrorists through these targeted killings is to register their presence in the valley. After the removal of Article 370, the action of Indian security agencies against terrorists has made them vulnerable in Kashmir.
9 target killings between May and June, Kashmiri Pandits started migrating
Between May and June this year, maximum cases of murders were reported. Between May 7 and June 3, nine people were killed. According to government data, 16 cases of murder were reported in 2022. Police believe that desperate terrorists have changed their strategy and are now targeting minorities, unarmed police, innocent civilians, politicians and women.