J-K: A migrant labourer was reportedly killed and two others were injured in a grenade attack by militants in Pulwama in Jammu and Kashmir, officials said Thursday.
Kashmir Zone Police informed that the area has been cordoned off.
"Terrorists hurled grenade on outside labourers at Gadoora area of #Pulwama. In this terror incident, one labourer died and two others were injured. Area cordoned off. Further details shall follow," the Kashmir Zone Police tweeted.
"The deceased outside labourer has been identified as Mohammad Mumtaz, a resident of Sakwa Parsa, Bihar. The Injured have been identified as Mohammad Arif and his son Mohammad Majbool, residents of Rampor, Bihar," the spokesman said.
Militants had stepped up attacks on non-local labourers earlier this year but there was a halt in such targeted killings for the past nearly two months.
(more details awaited)