Militants shoot girl dead, injure minor boy in Kashmir’s Pulwama

A girl was shot dead by terrorists at her home in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama this morning, the police said. Unidentified gunmen shot and killed the girl and injured a minor boy on Wednesday, police sources said.

The girl identified as Nigeena Bano was critically wounded in the shooting in Narbal village of Kakapora area.

She was shifted to a hospital where she was declared dead on arrival by the doctors. A minor boy also sustained injuries in the attack. He is being treated, the sources said.

The boy who was injured has been identified as Mohammad Sultan has been referred to Srinagar hospital, where he is receiving specialised treatment.

Search was underway to nab the gunmen. Kashmir Police in a tweet said, “#Terrorists fired on #civilians killing a girl Nigeena Bano & injuring another civilian Mohd Sultan in #Pulwama. #Police has registered a #case. Officers are investigating the circumstances of this #terrorcrime.”