2 Arrested In Connection With Killing Of Migrant Labourers: ADGP Kashmir

SRINAGAR, Oct 18: The Jammu and Kashmir Police on Tuesday said that accomplice of the main accused behind the grenade blast, leading to the death of two non-locals in Harmain Shopian, has been also arrested in the South Kashmir district.
Additional Director General of Police Vijay Kumar said that the main attacker was arrested during the night and later his associate has also been arrested within hours of the incident.
“Further investigation is going on,” he said while talking to reporters at the scene of the incident, adding, “The attacker was working for Lashker Commanders Danish and Abid.”
He said non locals remain a soft target as they don’t have security. “We will give befitting reply. Hardcore terrorists behind the attack will be neutralized soon,” he said. “We have carried raids at hideouts disclosed by the arrested hybrid terrorist and further investigation is going on.”
Two migrant labourers were killed in the grenade blast at their rented accommodation in Hermain area of district, police said on Tuesday and immediately claimed arrest of “hybrid” Lashker-e-Taiba behind it. (Agencies)