Rajouri, January 03, 2023: An eyewitness of  Rajouri terror attacks on Tuesday appeared before the media and narrated the horrendous incident, happened before his eyes at his village in Dangri.

Six people, including two child, were killed and many were injured in two separate terrorist attacks since Sunday evening in Rajouri.

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“It was about 6pm in the evening when we heard gun shots outside our house” the eye-witness narrating the incident told the media.

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“The terrorists were going from one house to another and indiscriminately fired upon the family members, after verifying their identities as ‘Hindus’ from Aadhar cards”, he said.

“The sound of gun shots created pandemonium amongst us, because we thought that the security forces have opened fire, after that the army, police and an ambulance also arrived in our village”, he added.

“We ferry victims to GMC Rajouri, where the injured after receiving some treatment airlifted to Jammu for further treatment”, he said.

“My sister’s son succumbed to injuries next morning, on the next day my wife got injured in IED blast, she is being treated at the hospital.

“All the houses in our village belong to Hindus, the Aadhar cards of victims were lying next to their bodies and now is in the possession of army”, he further said.

“I admitted my brother’s son at GMC (Jammu) last night, he was shot twice in arm by terrorists. Our son works as labourer and now how will he work. We are very poor. Our lives have been devastated by this terror attack”, he added.

“My daughter lives in Dangri and my phone has been ringing since morning after the incident took place”, Mr Jagdish Chander Sethi, a local, said.

Aman Zutshi