School bus attacked by stone pelters near Shopian, 1 student injured

School bus attacked by stone pelters near Shopian, 1 student injured

An official said that a cordon and a search was launched in the village following a tip-off about the presence of militants on Wednesday.

Taking to Twitter, spokesperson said " No stone pelting in Anantnag, some media sections are circulating false news with old photograph.

"The act of stone pelting has exposed all those who have been supporting stone pelters", BJP national-vice president and former MP Prabhari in Jammu and Kashmir BJP said in a statement issued here. "These attacks deserve our unequivocal condemnation & this tweet is mine", Omar wrote. But coming as this does on the heels of similar attacks on tourists in Anantnag, questions are once again being raised about her policy of giving amnesty to stone pelters.

Hurriyat faction chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq said, "Those who indulge in such hooliganism should realize that these actions tarnish our movement and provide an opportunity to our adversary to defame".

Military plane with 9 aboard crashes in Georgia, survivors unlikely
NBC affiliate WSAV is reporting that two people have been killed in the crash, however this has not been officially confirmed. A line of C-130 Hercules aircraft prepares to depart Ramstein Air Base, Germany, March 5 for mass tactical training.

Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti reacting to injury to students said in a tweet "Shocked & angered to hear of the attack on a school bus in Shopian". One fails to understand why a school bus carrying children was targeted?

An attack on a school bus in Haryana's Gurugram in January this year during protests by Rajput groups over Bollywood film Padmavat sparked huge protests, resulting in the arrest of 18 people.

"Miscreants hurled a petrol bomb at my house in Shopian today", Bhat said. According to one police official, "There were unconfirmed reports of the attackers intending to cause further damage that was averted by the driver speeding away".

Senior Superintendent of Police, Shailendra Kumar Mishra told DNA that there were reports of five militants hiding in the area.

Related Articles