It is being witnessed that a group of migrant workers leaves from Kashmir’s Srinagar after recent incidents of targeted killings of non-Kashmiris by terrorists. The non Kashmiris who are being targeted are from the Hindu community. “Situation is getting bad here. We’re scared, we’ve children with us & hence going back to our hometown,” says a migrant from Rajasthan.

Earlier it was being reported that hundred of Hindus have left their home in Kashmirafter the targeted killings of Hindus in the Kashmir valley. It is being estimated that total number of 1400 Hindus have reached Jammu from Kashmir in the last 3 days alone targeted killings of minorities in the valley.

Dozens of Kashmiri Pandit families were also seen leaving Sheikhpora, a locality which was exclusively established in the Budgam district in 2003 to bring back and rehabilitate the Pandits. Sharda Devi, who lived with her son and daughter-in-law in the cluster after her son got a job under a special package launched by the Prime Minister in 2015, said they had booked a cab for early Saturday morning, when they plan to quietly leave their home.

Islamists in Kashmir repeatedly targeting non muslims living the valley. On 16th of October Terrorists killed non local street vendor (Golgappa Wallah) Arvind Kumar (Bihar) in Eidgah, Srinagar, Kashmir. Victim was rushed to Shri Maharaja Hari Singh Hospital but was declared brought dead.On Tuesday, 6th of October Makhan Lal Bindroo, 68 yr old chemist shop owner shot dead at point blank range in Srinagar and Virender Paswan who was a roadside golgappa cart vendor from Bhagalpur Bihar was shot dead again at point blank range near Lal Chowk. Owner of Bindroo Medicate, Makhan Lal Bindroo, was shot at his pharmacy near Iqbal Park here where as street hawker identified as Virender Paswan of Bhagalpur, Bihar, was killed at Lal Bazar area in Srinagar. In Eidgah area of Srinagar in Kashmir, another terrorism incident took place on 7th of October where two teachers killed in a terrorist attack at a government school in the Iddgah Sangam area of Srinagar in a higher secondary school. 2 teachers lost their life, one being the principal of the school who came from Sikh community and the other was a teacher who was a Kashmiri Pandit. Before killing these two teachers, terrorists seperated the two teachers from muslims and then shot them which makes it crystal clear that it was jihadi attack meant to only target non muslims.

IGP of Kashmir Vijay Kumar came up to inform that 13 terrorists have been killed in the 9 encounters that were taken by the security forces after the killing of civilians in the valley. He also stated that the security forces have neutralised 3 out of 5 terrorists of Srinagar City within a time span of less than 24 hours.

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