Three people were killed while several others were injured after being attacked by a mentally challenged person in Aishmuqam area of Anantnag district in south Kashmir on Friday morning.
An official told news agency that three persons including a mother have been killed by a mentally challenged person identified as Javed Hassan Rather, who went on a rampage in Ashmuqam area.
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.
A police officer told news agency that the accused has been taken into the custody.