SRINAGAR: Three persons of a family have been killed in an attack by a mentally challenged person including a mother in the Aishmuqam area of the Anantnag district on Friday morning.
Sub District Magistrate (SDM) Pahalgam said that three persons including a mother have been killed by a mentally challenged person, who went on a rampage today morning in Ashmuqam area.
The mentally challenged man attacked several persons including his parents in the Aishmuqam area today morning.
He said that six more persons were injured during the incident.
The mentally challenged person first attacked his family members in which his parents were injured and later came out and attacked several people outside.
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 custody, adding that he is personally monitoring the situation. (KNO)