The Kashmir Valley saw a spate of killings of two Hindus and one Muslim within 90 minutes  

Editorial comment

Realise that unless Pakistan is destroyed; jihadi terrorism in Kashmir will not end and Hindus will not be safe there.

Srinagar (J&K) – When it is being claimed that jihadi terrorism is reducing in Jammu – Kashmir, on 5th October within 1-1/2 hours, in 3 terrorist attacks,  Hindus were targeted in 2 places. In the first incident, the owner of a renowned Chemist shop, Makhanlal Bindroo was killed by terrorists breaking into the shop. 68-year-old Bindroo had not left Kashmir during the attack on Hindus in 1990. In another incident, a Hindu from Bihar was shot in the Lal Bazar area. In the 3rd incident, the President of the Taxi Union was shot dead in Bandipora. Terrorists have warned that outsiders should not grab local people’s employment.

Lt. Governor Manoj Sinha has expressed intense grief over these murders and said that the culprits will be punished severely. Ex-Chief Minister Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti also have condemned the killings.

Terrorists have killed Virendra Paswan from Bihar in Avantipora. Virendra was a street vendor selling Bhel-puri and Pani-puri. He was killed near his cart.

Within minutes of killing in Avantipora, President of the local Taxi Union, Muhammad Shafi was killed when he was walking towards the taxi stand.