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Man shot dead in north Kashmir’s Handwara
jkupdate.com | 28-May-2019 05:15 AM
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  • The unknown gunmen fired upon Abdul Majeed Shah (39) son of Ghulam Hassan Shah outside his home, leaving him injured critically.




SRINAGAR: Suspected militants on Monday evening shot dead a 39-year-old man at Babagund area of Handwara in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district.

According to reports,the unknown gunmen fired upon Abdul Majeed Shah (39) son of Ghulam Hassan Shah outside his home, leaving him injured critically.

Shah was immediately rushed to a nearby hospital, however, he succumbed on the way.
According to sources, Shah was a fruit merchant by profession.

A senior police officer said: “Police have taken the cognizance and investigations are on.”

Soon after the incident, the security forces launched a hunt to nab the assailants.
Pertinently, a gunfight between the security forces and militants took place in Babgund area on March this year and it lasted for three days. Two militants, four CRPF personnel, two policemen and a civilian were killed in the encounter which started on March 3. 

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