J&K: Stone pelters target school bus in Shopian, 2 students injured

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India May 02, 2018, 01.27 PM(IST)

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At least two students suffered injuries during the pelting.

Stone pelters in J&K targeted a school bus at Zavoora area of south Kashmir's Shopian district on Wednesday morning.

SSP Shopian Shalender Kumar Mishra said the school bus belonging to a school was attacked by "miscreants" with stones near Zavoora village.

At least two students suffered injuries during the pelting. The students were taken to a nearby hospital for specialised treatment.

"We have taken cognizance of the incident and have registered a case and further investigation taken up," the police said.

Former J&K chief minister Omar Abdullah condemned the incident, tweeting: "How does pelting stones on school children or tourist buses help advance the agenda of these stone pelters?"

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J&K chief minister Membooba Mufti promised to take action in the case.

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"My son has been injured in stone pelting, this is against humanity. This could have been anyone's child," the father of the minor said.