Two people were shot dead and another is critically injured after terrorists opened fire on three political workers at Karfari Mohalla in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir on Friday.
According to the reports, the deceased were the National Conference (NC) workers.
Former Chief Ministers of Jammu and Kashmir Mehbooba Mufti and Omar Abdullah have strongly condemned the terrorists attack against the NC party workers,
“I cannot condemn strongly enough the murderous terrorist attack against three of my party workers. Nazir Ahmed Bhat (working in the office of MLA Shamima Firdous) & Mushtaq Ahmed Wani have been killed. Allah Jannat naseeb karey,” Omar tweeted.
Omar Abdullah further said, “Shakeel Ahmad Zangoo has been injured & is in hospital. I pray for his complete & speedy recovery. May the families of Nazir, Mushtaq & Shakeel find strength in this most difficult time.”
PDP President Mehbooba Mufti also expressed grief on the death of two NC workers and said, “Pained to hear about the killing of two NC workers. My heart goes out to their families & children. Cannot possibly imagine what they must be going through.”
The incident happened just two days ahead of polling for the first phase of elections for urban local bodies in Kashmir.