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Government employee shot dead by militants

A government employee was on Monday shot dead allegedly by suspected militants in a forest area in Ganderbal district, officials said.



Srinagar: A government employee was on Monday shot dead allegedly by suspected militants in a forest area in Ganderbal district, officials said.
Mohammad Yaqoob Kasana (29), working as a helper in the Irrigation Department, was shot dead by militants in Najwan forest area of Kangan, 50 kms from here, on
Srinagar-Leh national highway, they said.

It was not immediately known why Kasana was hot dead by the militants.

No militant outfit has so far claimed responsibility for the incident.

PTI

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