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Militant Attack in Shahdhara Shareef One Civilian Injured

Unknown Gunmen Suspected in Fatal Attack on Territorial Army Personnel’s Residence

In a tragic incident on Monday night, unknown gunmen, suspected to be militants, targeted the residence of a Territorial Army (TA) personnel in the Sharda Sharief area of Thanamandi, Rajouri district. The assailants fired upon the house, resulting in the death of Mohammad Razak, the brother of the TA personnel, Mohammad Akbar.

Mohammad Razak, aged 40 and employed in the Social Welfare Department, sustained critical injuries in the attack. Despite immediate medical attention, he was pronounced dead upon arrival at a nearby hospital. The incident has sent shockwaves through the community, highlighting the persistent security challenges faced in the region.

Following the attack, security forces swiftly responded, launching a joint operation by the police and army to apprehend the attackers. A cordon and search operation has been initiated in the area as authorities intensify efforts to track down those responsible for the heinous act. As of the latest update, the search operation remains ongoing, with no arrests reported thus far.

The targeted attack underscores the ongoing security concerns in the region and the threat posed by militant activities. It also serves as a grim reminder of the risks faced by individuals associated with security forces and their families in conflict-prone areas.

The incident has sparked condemnation from various quarters, with calls for swift action to bring the perpetrators to justice and to enhance security measures in vulnerable areas. The local community mourns the loss of Mohammad Razak and stands in solidarity with his family during this difficult time.

Authorities have urged residents to remain vigilant and cooperate with security forces in their efforts to maintain peace and stability in the region. Investigations into the attack are underway, with authorities committed to ensuring the safety and security of all residents.

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