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Militants Abduct, Shoot Dead Man, His Nephew In North Kashmir’s Hajin: Police

SRINAGAR, MAY 05: Militants shot dead a man and his nephew in Shahgund area of Hajin in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district after abducting them early Saturday, police said.

A police spokesman, in a statement, said that the militants abducted Gh Hassan Dar (45) alias Hassan Rassa and his nephew Bashir Ahmad Dar (26) from their houses at Gulshan Mohalla.

He said the duo was shot dead at around 3:30 am. “Their bodies were found by the locals near a mosque at Raheem Dar Mohalla, Shahgund,” he said.

The spokesman said the police have lodged a case and initiated an investigation.

According to the preliminary investigation, he said, the militants of Lashkar-eToiba carried out the killings.

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