“Our daughter had asked him not to go. See what has happened,” says Sangeeta, the distraught spouse of college trainer Deepak Chand who was once shot useless via terrorists in Kashmir on Thursday.
“He had dropped us home in Jammu and returned to Kashmir just a few days back. My life and family have been ruined,” she says.
Chand, a trainer on the Executive Boys’ Upper Secondary Faculty in downtown Srinagar, was once shot useless from a detailed vary via terrorists round 11:15 am simply when the college had settled all the way down to every other day of on-line categories. The varsity predominant Supinder Kaur was once additionally killed.
With this, seven civilians had been killed via terrorists in Kashmir in 5 days.
A number of folks accrued at Chand’s place of dwelling as his oldsters and members of the family struggled to return to phrases with their loss. Their grief briefly was anger.
“The government says Kashmiri Hindus can return to the valley. Deepak had gone back to his homeland as a teacher. In return, he got this reward,” Chand’s cousin Ashwani Kumar stated.
“They (terrorists) have killed my brother. He has a 3-year-old daughter. The government should give us justice,” stated Chand’s brother, Vijay.
He demanded that the federal government supply safety to all Hindus running within the Valley sooner than it’s too overdue.
The members of the family stated that the spate of civilian killings – the worst since Jammu and Kashmir’s particular standing underneath Article 370 was once revoked in August 2019 – reminded them of the Nineteen Nineties when minorities, particularly Kashmiri Pandits, have been centered via terrorists, triggering their exodus from the valley.
Chand, a Hindu, and Kaur, a Srinagar-based Sikh, have been killed two days after The Resistance Drive, a shadow outfit of the banned Lashkar-e-Taiba, claimed accountability for the deaths of 3 folks on Tuesday.
Makhan Lal Bindroo, a distinguished Kashmiri Pandit and proprietor of Srinagar’s most renowned pharmacy, was once shot useless at his store on Tuesday night time. Mins later, a boulevard meals seller Virendra Paswan from Bihar was once gunned down somewhere else within the town. Virtually concurrently, every other civilian, Mohammad Shafi Lone, was once killed in Bandipora.
3 days sooner than that, terrorists shot useless Majid Ahmad Gojri at Srinagar’s Karan Nagar locality. Later that Saturday night time, they killed Mohammad Shafi Dar at Batmaloo.