Concerned about the recent terrorist attacks in Jammu and Kashmir, the Foreign Office (MFA) on Thursday said it is discussing the issue of cross-border terrorism on various platforms.
Asked about the recent violence in Kashmir, MES spokesman Arindam Bagchi said during a press briefing: “We strongly condemn such attacks.”
Expressing concern about the violence, he said: “We are concerned about cross-border terrorism and are discussing this issue at various venues.”
Two teachers were killed in a terrorist attack on a public school in the Eidga district of Srinagar on Thursday. Earlier on Wednesday, terrorists shot and killed a street vendor in Srinagar. The incident took place near Medina Chowk, Lalbazar, where terrorists fired at the injured Virender Paswan.
Paswan is a resident of the Bhagalpur district of Bihar and worked as a street vendor. He lived in Alamgari Bazar, Zadibal. The police said that a search operation is currently underway to apprehend the terrorists. Also on Tuesday evening, businessman Mahan Lal Bindroo was killed by terrorists in Srinagar. Jammu and Kashmir officials said civilians were being targeted in union territory to create intercommunal tensions.
(With ANI inputs)