Srinagar, June 2
A 29-year-Old bank manager hails from Rajasthan shot dead by a terrorist of Banning Lashkar-e-Taiba inside his house office Introductions in Kulgam district in south Kashmir on Thursday, making him eighth target killing in Valley since May 1 and the third of non Muslim government employee.
Vijay Kumar, posted with Ellaqui Dehati Bank (EDB), sponsored by the State Bank of India, Arreh Mohanpora فرع Branch in area, was seriously injured by gunfire and died on for him way to the hospital, officials said.
CCTV footage showed the killer entering the building first Perhaps to check whether the victim has come to officereturns within seconds with Pistol and fire in Kumar.
While one bullet hit The wallThe second hit Kumar left him seriously injured, officials said, adding that he died of his injuries on way To the hospital.
Kumar, who joined EDB in March 2019, married in February this year He was supposed to come back to Bhagwan in Hanumangarh of Rajasthan, owner native village, for 10-15 days next Month. He said to him, “But fate willed otherwise.” father Umm Prakash Banywal on Thursday after news about him son reached it.
He called recently and promised to come home for 10-15 days in July. we wanted him to settle down in Rajasthan but fate was something else,” said Beniwal, who he is government Teacher.
The family I was in Shock as deep as preparations for last was the ritual made. Bcharre Kumar remains you will reach him native place on Friday.
The resistance front outfit of Lashkar-e-Taiba ban terror groupclaimed responsibility for The attack.
During the day, National Security Adviser Ajit Doval, along with RAW President Samant Joel, met Federal Home Minister Amit Shah is believed to have discussed the security situation in Union Territory.
details of Their meeting was not immediately known but it is believed that they discussed the situation in Troubled Kashmir. The home minister She will chair a high-level meeting tomorrow to discuss the situation.
The latest killing led to chorus of Condemnation from political parties across the spectrum, including the National Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party.
was kumar joined Kulgam branch only a week ago. Was working earlier in Kokernag . branch of The bankowned by the Central Government, Administration of Jammu and Kashmir and State Bank of India.
The SBI issued a statement saying that bank remains committed to ensure The safety and luxury of All of its employees, including those posted in the valley.
The EDB should ensure that bereaved family available with it is necessary support – financial and otherwise – on Priority said.
Condemnation of Act, All Bank of India Staff Association (AIBEA) general secretary CH Venkachalam said it’s a matter of Serious concern for everyone in The banking sector.
“Every now and then we get upset news From one one country or another. Many of very qualified kids joining Banks for Their career and prospects are better. It is unfortunate that such incidents occur periodically with There is no solution regarding security of bank staff,” he said.
Canara Bank Officers Association general secretary Condemning the incident, Ravi Kumar demanded that strict measures be taken against those behind this is killing.
fresh killing It comes just two days after the shooting of Hindu teacher Rajni Bala, from Samba district of Jammu dead by terrorists in government The school in Gopalpura, Kulgam.
Overflow of Targeted killings have begun in may this year that included of Rahul Bhatt, writer, who was shot dead inside tehsildar office in Chadura collectible of Bodgam district.
The eight targeted killings in Kashmir since May 1 includes, three off-duty Policemen and five civilians.
“Very sorry to hear about the targeted news killing of Vijay Kumar. Twitter to condemn attack and my condolences death They have become mind-numbing regular something. It’s heartbreaking to see families destroyed like Deputy Chairman of the National Committee, Omar Abdullah, said: in Tweet.
So sorry to hear about the targeted news killing of Vijay Kumar. Twitter to condemn attack & my condolences death They have become mind-numbing regular something. It’s heartbreaking to see families destroyed like this is. https://t.co/R2DjQkKJqV
– Omar Abdullah (OmarAbdullah) June 2, 2022
The head of my party, Altaf Bukhari, said it was painful to witness targeted killings of civilians in Kashmir.
“These despicable acts of Families have been devastated by violence…it is horrific. words will of Is Conviction Ever Enough? ” he wrote on Twitter.
It hurts to witness targeted killings of civilians in Kashmir. These despicable acts of Families have been devastated by violence and today is a teacher who Know us the difference between good Evil is killed. It’s shocking. words will of Is conviction enough?
– Altaf Bukhari (@AltafBukhari01) May 31, 2022
Description of the President of the People’s Congress, Sajjad Lon killing Heinous act and said he was confused of Words to express his condemnation for Such a heinous act.
“Until now again very sad news at in. an innocent civilian works a manager in a bank in Kulgam . was shot dead,” He said on Twitter.
Until now again very sad news at in. an innocent civilian works a manager in a bank in Kulgam . was shot dead. I am confused of Words to express my condemnation for Such heinous acts.
May the family They have the courage to bear this loss. I hope the dead rest in Hello.
– carpet color (sajadlone) June 2, 2022
In Jammu, J&K BJP President Ravinder Raina said recent targeted killings in The valley is a plot by Pakistan to create fear and sabotage the center’s efforts to restore peace and normalcy in Union Territory. PTI