The attack on the teacher came hours after two terrorists were killed in the Awantipora encounter that broke out between security forces and militants.
Srinagar: The Kashmir Zone Police in a tweet on Tuesday morning informed that a high school teacher died after being shot dead by suspected terrorists in the Kulgam district.
“#KulgamTerrorIncidentUpdate: Injured lady teacher, a #Hindu & resident of Samba (Jammu division) #succumbed to her injuries. #Terrorists involved in this #gruesome #terror crime will be soon identified & neutralised. @JmuKmrPolice,” the the tweet by the Kashmir Zone Police read.
Earlier, the Kashmir Zone Police had said, “#Terrorists #fired upon one woman #teacher at High School Gopalpora area of #Kulgam. In this #terror incident, she has received #critical gunshot injuries. Being shifted to hospital. Area has been #cordoned off. Further details shall follow. @JmuKmrPolice.”
The attack on the teacher came hours after two terrorists were killed in the Awantipora encounter that broke out between security forces and militants in the Rajpora area of Awantipora in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday. Two AK-47 rifles were recovered, the police said.