May 18, 2022 11:01 pm

LG Vows To Punish Those Behind Wine Shop Attack

Srinagar- The killing of a wine shop employee on Tuesday in Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir has widely been condemned, with Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha wowing to punish the perpetrators of the attack.

A burqa-clad militant dropped a grenade inside the newly opened wine shop at Dewan Bagh in Baramulla town on Tuesday night, resulting in injuries to four employees of the liquor vendor. One of them, Ranjit Singh, later succumbed to injuries.

“I strongly condemn the terror attack at Dewan Bagh, Baramulla. My deepest and heartfelt condolences to the family of Ranjit Singh. I pray for the speedy recovery of injured. Perpetrators of this heinous terror attack shall be punished, Sinha tweeted on Tuesday night,” the office of LG Tweeted

The PDP also condoled the loss of life in the attack.

Our condolences go out to the family of Ranjit Singh who lost his life in the grenade attack at Baramulla. Thoughts and prayers are with those injured and we wish them a speedy recovery, a spokesman of the PDP tweeted.

Peoples Conference spokesman Adnan Ashraf Mir, while expressing sorrow over Singh’s death, said establishments like wine shop can become soft targets for militants.

Unfortunate loss of lives in Baramulla Wine shop attack. Wish those who eagerly pushed opening of wine shops had been wiser. They should have known these shops will become soft targets. Especially when the security atmosphere is so fragile and the administration utterly clueless, Mir tweeted.

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