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Twin terror attacks in Kashmir, former sarpanch killed while tourist couple critically injured

Twin terror attacks in Kashmir, former sarpanch killed while tourist couple critically injured

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The sarpanch has been identified as Aijaz Ahmad of the Heerpora area. He was rushed to the hospital in a critical state where he was declared dead by the doctors. However, the Jammu and Kashmir Police are yet to confirm the death. 

Two major terror attacks have taken place in the Kashmir Valley on Saturday evening. The first attack took place in South Kashmir near the tourist resort of Pahalgam in the Yannar area of Anantnag district. A couple from Rajasthan was fired at by terrorists resulting in injuries to both of them, the husband is said to be critical while the wife is stable. 

”Terrorists fired upon and injured a lady Farha R/O Jaipur and her spouse Tabrez at Yannar, #Anantnag. The injured were evacuated to the hospital for treatment. The area is cordoned off. Further details shall follow,” said Jammu and Kashmir Police. 

Another attack happened in the Shopian district of South Kashmir, where terrorists shot dead a former sarpanch from the Heerpora area. The sarpanch has been identified as Aijaz Ahmad of the Heerpora area. He was rushed to the hospital in a critical state where he was declared dead by the doctors. However, the Jammu and Kashmir Police are yet to confirm the death. 

”Terrorists fired upon a person Aijaz Ahmad at Heerpora, Shopian. Injured evacuated. The area is cordoned off. Further details to follow,” said Jammu and Kashmir Police. 

At both places, security has been brought in and a massive cordon and search operation has been started by the security forces in the areas. 

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