Jammu & Kashmir

Two dead, four injured after being attacked by ‘mentally unsound’ man in Anantnag, says police

A signage hangs inside a hospital. [FPK File Photo/Zainab]

Srinagar: Two persons were killed and at least four were injured after a ‘mentally unsound’ person attacked them with a stick in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Friday.

A top police officer told GNS that the incident took place in Aishmuqam area of the district. He said that all six injured were shifted to the hospital; however, two of them succumbed to their injuries. He said a case has been registered with regard to the incident and the attacker has been arrested.

Meanwhile, the sources identified the deceased person as Ghulam Nabi Khadim, son of Asadullah and Hafiza Begum, both residents of Aishmuqam.

Four of the injured include Ab Rehman Wani, son of Ama Wani, Mohd Sultan Saka son of Mohd Yousuf, all residents of Aishmuqam, while the identity of other persons was not immediately known.


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