The death toll from the Rajouri terror attack rises to 4, calling for a bandh today
Last night’s tragedy happened in the village of Dangri in Rajouri. According to police, a significant search effort has been started to find the shooters.
After one of the injured civilians passed away in the hospital, the number of fatalities in the terrorist attack in Jammu and Kashmir‘s Rajouri district has increased to four.
The status of some of the nine more victims of the incident is “extremely critical,” according to medical professionals at the Government Medical College in Rajouri, where they are receiving treatment. A number of them who were badly injured have been flown to Jammu.
The event happened yesterday evening in Dangri village. According to authorities, three homes were invaded by two armed terrorists who started firing randomly. To find the terrorists, a significant search effort has been initiated.
Dr. Mehmood H. Bajar, the college’s medical director, confirmed the deaths of four people and said two of the injured had been sent to Jammu for better care, according to the PTI.
Shiv Pal, Deepak Kumar, Satish Kumar, and Pritam Lal have also been named as casualties.
Following the deaths of two civilians outside an Army camp on December 16, this is the second instance of a civilian being slain in Rajouri district in the last two weeks.
According to the PTI, the headman of Dangri village criticised the government, calling the incident a serious security breach. According to him, there was a feeling of menace and searches were carried out in several parts of the district.
The district is in a panic as a result of the attack. To protest the tragedy and demand immediate action, a number of organisations have called for a strike today. The bandh call was backed by the BJP.
Outside the Rajouri hospital, a crowd of people sang anti-Pakistan and anti-terrorist chants in protest of the murder of unarmed civilians. Also criticized were the administration of the Union Territory, security agencies, and Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha.