In a shameful act, the stonepelters targetted school children of Shopian in which about 50 children were travelling. 2nd Class student Rehan sustained head injuries in the incident
The injured children have been admitted in hospital in Srinagar for treatment. The kin of the children are visibly upset and angry at this incident.
The police have registered an FIR in this case and have launched search operation to nab the stonepelters. The State DGP S P Vaid in a tweet said that the criminals behind those who have targetted the school children will not be spared.
Meanwhile, state Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has also expressed her anger at this incident, tweeting to express her shock. She said that the perpetrators of this senseless and cowardly act will be brought to justice.
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Byte: Ravi Shankar Prasad, Union Minister
Byte: Kavindra Gupta, Deputy Chief Minister, J&K
Terrorists and stonepelters in the Valley have not been allowed any space by the security forces in recent days and experts are seeing this incident as sheer frustration of the stone-pelters.