Why Western countries have every good reason to ban the burqa. “Burqa-clad militant strikes on highway: 2 civilians killed, 10 injured in Pampore,” from the Excelsior, with thanks to Cindy:
SRINAGAR, Oct 19: Two civilians got killed and 10 others, including a Sub Inspector of Police sustained injuries when a burqa-clad militant opened fire on a Police party at Kadalbal in Pampore township on Srinagar-Jammu national highway this afternoon.
Informed sources told the Excelsior that a burqa-clad militant took out his AK-56 rifle and fired volleys of fire on a Police party, comprising a Sub Inspector and two constables at Kadalbal Chowk in the saffron-rich Pampore township on the highway at 1505 hours today. SP Awantipore G M Dar’s cavalcade was heading for Pampore and it was about 500 yards short of Kadalbal when the shootout took place. A middle-aged woman, namely Rehti W/o Ghulam Qadir Teli R/o Kadalbal and one Shamsheer Singh S/o Dalip Singh R/o Hafoo, Tral, got killed and 10 persons sustained gunshot wounds.