On Sunday, May 29, a horrific attack took place in the Sanasar area of Jammu in an attempt to grab pasture lands. Several local Hindus were reportedly seriously injured in the incident. Twitter handle Newsum claimed that the attackers were outsiders. After this incident, the situation in the local area is quite heated.
According to NewSum, at least 50 outsider Muslims carried out the attack on Sunday in an attempt to seize pasture lands at Sanasar. As a reaction, the local Hindus of Sanasar also started resisting. Several local Hindus were seriously injured. According to NewSum, the attackers are Muslims from a nomadic community and recently they were trying to occupy the pasture lands of the local Hindus in Sanasar.
A video of the attack was uploaded from NewSum’s Twitter handle, claiming, “On Sunday, 29 May, around 50 outside Muslims staged an attack on local Hindus of Sanasar in the Jammu region. These Muslims who belong to a nomadic community have been trying to occupy the pasture land of the village. Many Hindus got serious injuries in this sudden attack. #Jammu”
The situation in Jammu and Kashmir has been heating up since the arrest of Yasin Malik, a notorious terrorist from Kashmir. Mudasir Ahmad Sheikh, a member of the Jammu and Kashmir Police, was shot dead by three Jaish-e-Mohammad militants in the Najibhat area of Baramulla on Wednesday. Three Pakistanis, Ali Bhai, Hanif Bhai and Shah Wali, were also killed in the Indian Army’s retaliatory fire. The same day after the incident, a TV artist Amreen Bhat was shot dead by armed militants in Budgam. Her minor nephew was also injured in the incident.
Also on May 24, Saifullah Qadri, a Jammu and Kashmir policeman, was shot dead by militants in Srinagar. His 7-year-old daughter was also injured in the incident. On 16 May, a man named Ranjit Singh was killed in a grenade attack by the militants in the Dewanbagh area of Baramulla district. Also on May 12, Kashmiri militants shot dead a Kashmiri Pandit named Rahul Bhat in Budgam district. All in all, militant attacks and organized attacks have been on the rise in Jammu and Kashmir region since the investigation began against Yasin Malik.
Ayan Deb Barman