One non-local labourer was killed and another injured in a militant attack in J&K`s Budgam district on Thursday, police said. Police sources said that militants fired at the two non-local brick kiln labourers, identified as Dilshad from Uttar Pradesh and Goria from Punjab, in Magraypora village of Chadoora tehsil in Budgam.
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“Both the injured labourers were shifted to hospital where doctors said one had reported with a shoulder gunshot and the other with a bullet injury in his hand. Dilshad succumbed to his injuries and the condition of Goria is stable,” a source said. The area has been surrounded for searches, sources said. Earlier on Thursday, militants killed a rural bank manager in Areah Mohanpora village of Kulgam district.
The manager, identified as Vijay Kumar of Rajasthan and working as the manager of a regional rural bank (Ellaquai Dehati Bank) in Areah village branch, was attacked in the morning as he was entering the office. He was taken to a hospital where doctors pronounced him dead.
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