Srinagar 07 Sep 2019: A two-and-a-half-year-old girl has been seriously injured in a terrorist attack in which terrorists opened fire at a family in north Kashmir's Baramulla district on Friday.
As the girl’s condition continues to be criticial, the National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval has asked authorities to bring the girl to AIIMS in New Delhi for treatment.
Four members of the family, including the girl, were injured when terrorists attacked the house at Baramulla. The officials identified the other persons injured in the attack as Mohammad Ashraf Dar, Mohammad Ramzan Dar, Arshid Hussain and the two-and-a-half year old girl, Usma Jan.
Unidentified terrorists barged into a house at Dangerpora village late Friday and fired indiscriminately at the inmates, causing injuries to four persons including the girl, the officials said.
They said the attackers fled the scene immediately after the attack and a hunt has been launched to nab them. Earlier, a police spokesman termed the attack as "merciless act of terrorism" and said the terrorists fired and injured four persons including a baby, Usma Jan.
"All the injured were shifted to hospital and are stated to be stable", the spokesman said, adding police is on the spot and further investigation is in progress.