Militants abducted, killed civilian in Pulwama: Police


Suspected militants  during the night hours of Monday killed a civilian  in Murran area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district, Police said.

A police spokesman said that suspected militants  barged inside the house of Gulzar Ahmad Bhat son of Ab. Gani Bhat resident of Murran Pulwama and abducted him.

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“Later, police recovered the bullet riddled dead body of Gulzar from the nearby fields of Murran Pulwama,” he said.

Adding that police has registered a case and initiated investigation.

“Initial investigation in the matter suggests that in this incident Zahoor Thokar & Showkat Dar led group of proscribed militant outfit Hizbul Mujahidin are involved in this killing,” the policeman spokesman said.

Meanwhile thousands attended the funeral of the slain Gulzar Ahmad.

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