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Three dead including Kashmir Pandit businessman Makhan Lal Bindroo in separate terror attacks in Srinagar

According to reports, terrorists fired upon the owner of Bindroo Medicate namely, Makhan Lal Bindroo near Iqbal Park in Srinagar.

Manzoor Mir Manzoor Mir
New Delhi Updated on: October 06, 2021 0:22 IST
Senior security officers examine the area after a terrorist
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Senior security officers examine the area after a terrorist attack in Srinagar. (Representational image)

Kashmiri Pandit businessman Makhan Lal Bindroo was shot dead by suspected terrorists inside his pharmacy in Srinagar, Police informed.

According to reports, terrorists fired upon the owner of Bindroo Medicate namely, Makhan Lal Bindroo near Iqbal Park in Srinagar.

He was shifted to hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. The area has been cordoned off and search to nab the terrorists is underway, Jammu and Kashmir police said.

Bindroo, 68, was shot by the assailants from point-blank range while he was at his pharmacy dispensing medicines, a police official said. He was rushed to a hospital where he was declared brought dead.

A Kashmir Pandit, Bindroo was one of the few among his community who did not migrate out of Kashmir after the onset of militancy in 1990. He stayed back along with his wife to continue operating his pharmacy Bindroo Medicate.

Meanwhile, in another terrorist attack, a street hawker was shot dead near Madin Sahib in Hawal on the outskirts of Srinagar, IGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar said.

Unknown gunmen, suspected to be terrorists shot dead a non-local person in Lalbazar area. They fired upon a person who was a roadside vendor selling Bhelpuri. He died on the spot.

A total of three terror incidents were reported from Srinagar and Bandipora on Tuesday in which 3 civilians were shot dead.

At about 7:25 pm, Srinagar police received information about terror crime incident near Iqbal Park Sherghari area of Srinagar.

Officers attending the terror crime spot learnt that the owner of Bindroo Medicate namely Makhan Lal Bindroo was shot at by the terrorists near his shop at Iqbal Park. He received grievous gunshot injuries in this terror incident and was immediately evacuated to a nearby hospital, however, he succumbed to his injuries.

Meanwhile, at about 8:15 pm, Srinagar police received information about another incident near Madina Chowk Lalbazar area, where terrorists shot dead a non-local (street hawker) identified as Virender Paswan resident of Bhagalpur Bihar at present Alamgari Bazar Zadibal.

The third terror crime incident was reported in Shahgund area of Bandipora where terrorists shot dead another civilian identified as Mohd Shafi Lone, resident of Naidkhai.

Police have registered cases regarding these terror crime incidents.

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