Kashmiri Pandit farmer shot dead by militants in Kashmir

J&K, 16/8: In yet another targeted killing, a Kashmiri Pandit (Hindu) farmer was shot dead while his brother was injured after militants fired upon them in Chotigam village of south Kashmir’s Shopian district Tuesday.


Reports said the siblings were working in their orchards when militants riding a motorcycle fired upon them from a close range resulting in the death of Sunil Kumar (45), while his brother Pintu Kumar (43) was grievously injured.


“#Terrorists fired upon civilians in an apple orchard in Chotipora area of #Shopian. One person died and one injured. Both belong to minority community. Injured person has been shifted to hospital. Area #cordoned off. Further details shall follow,” Kashmir Zone Police tweeted.

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