SRINAGAR – A migrant labourer from Chhattisgarh was shot dead on Wednesday in Pulwama district of south Kashmir, the second such incident within three days, police said.
Sethi Kumar Sagar, a resident of Besoli area of Chhattisgarh, was a brick kiln worker.
“He was walking with another civilian when two militants shot at him at Nihama area near Kakpora railway station,” Director General of Police Dilbagh Singh said.
“We have fanned out teams in various parts to nab the killers,” he said.
This is the second incident of targeting non-Kashmiri workers in the valley since Monday.
A truck driver from Rajasthan was shot dead at Shirmal village of Shopian district in south Kashmir on Monday.