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Can`t say panchayat candidate killing linked to polls: Omar

Admitting that militants had shot dead a woman candidate for the coming Panchayat polls in Kashmir Valley, J&K Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Saturday said that there is no confirmation that the killing is related to elections.



Jammu: Admitting that militants had shot dead a woman candidate for the coming Panchayat polls in Kashmir Valley, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Saturday said that there is no confirmation that the killing is related to elections.

"Till now it has not been confirmed that it (killing of woman Panchayat candidate) is related to Panchayati elections", Omar told reporters here on Saturday.

Omar was replying to questions about the killing of 45-year-old Mubeena, candidate for Panchayat polls in village Karpora in Budgam district of Kashmir Valley last night.
He further said "police investigation is going on. Whatever inputs we get during the investigation, we will share with you (media)".

PTI

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