Three people were killed while six others were injured after being attacked by a mentally challenged person in Aishmuqam area of Anantnag district on Friday morning.
Quoting Sub District Magistrate (SDM) Pahalgam news agency—KNO reported that three persons including a woman have been killed by a mentally challenged person, who went on a rampage today morning in Ashmuqam area.
The mentally challenged man Javed Hassan Rather attacked several persons including his parents in Aishmuqam area today morning.
They said that six more persons were injured during the incident.
The deceased have been identified as Ghulam Nabi Khadim, his mother Hafiza Bagum, and Mohammad Ameen Shah—all residents of Ashmuqam. Moreover, the injured have been taken to the hospital for treatment.
SDM further informed that the accused has been taken into the custody, adding that he is personally monitoring the situation.