“Terrorists hurled grenade on outside labourers at Gadoora area of Pulwama. In this terror incident, one labourer died and two others were injured. Area cordoned off,” the Police tweeted.
The Kashmir Zone Police said that the deceased labourer has been identified as Mohd Mumtaz, a resident of Sakwa Parsa in Bihar.
The injured have been identified as Mohd Arif and Mohd Majbool, both residents of Rampur, Bihar, and are said to be stable.
#TerrorIncidentUpdate: The deceased outside labourer has been identified as Mohd Mumtaz S/O Mohd Jaloo R/O Sakwa Parsa, Bihar. Injured have been identified as Mohd Arif S/O Mohd Aziz & Mohd Majbool S/O Mohd Arif, residents of Rampor, Bihar. Both are Stable.@JmuKmrPolice https://t.co/QsrOLX2CMp
— Kashmir Zone Police (@KashmirPolice) August 4, 2022
The labourers were manufacturing cotton bedding, police informed.
Terrorists, notably, have stepped up attacks on non-local labourers this year. There, however, was a halt in such targeted killings for the past few months.