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01 Apr 2020 | 05:41 PM UTC

India: Shooting in Jammu and Kashmhr kills two April 1

Two civilians shot and killed by suspected militants in Kulgam district (Jammu and Kashmir) on April 1; security forces operations launched in response



On Wednesday, April 1, two civilians were shot and killed by suspected militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district. Local media sources report that the incident took place in Nadimarg village. Security forces have reportedly launched an operation to track down the assailants following the shooting.

Further attacks are possible in Jammu and Kashmir over the near term.


Individuals in Jammu and Kashmir are advised to monitor developments, remain vigilant for militant activity, and adhere to all instructions issued by local authorities and their home governments.

Some foreign governments advise their citizens against travel to parts of Kashmir, notably including areas along the Line of Control (LoC), due to the significant risk of violence.