Outrage After School Bus Pelted With Stones In Shopian

SRINAGAR, MAY 02: Two students were injured after miscreants pelted their school bus with stones in south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Wednesday, inviting strong condemnations from the police, chief minister and the opposition parties.

Two minor students were injured in the incident. One of the injured students was shifted to SKIMS Soura for specialized treatment.

Jammu and Kashmir Police chief SP Vaid promised strict action against the miscreants who pelted a school bus with stones in south Kashmir’s Shopian district.

Vaid wrote on Twitter: “Miscreants pelted stones on school bus of Rainbow School Shopian resulted in injuries to 2nd class student Rehan.He has been shifted to SKIMS for treatment with head injury. Complete madness how stone pelters are targeting young school children. These criminals will face the law”.

Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah also condemned the incident.

“How does pelting stones on school children or tourist buses help advance the agenda of these stone pelters? These attacks deserve our unequivocal condemnation & this tweet is mine,” he wrote on Twitter.

Earlier, chief minister Mehbooba Mufti also condemned the incident saying perpetrators will face the law.

SSP Shopian Shailendra Kumar Mishra said the school bus of Rainbow International school was attacked by “miscreants” with stones near Zavoora village.

In the incident, two students suffered injuries and were taken to nearby hospital where from a seriously injured student namely Rehan Gorsai (2nd Class student)referred to Srinagar hospital for specialised treatment.

“We have taken cogizance of the incident and have registered a case and further investigation taken up.”

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