Militants shoot dead NC activist in J&K
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Last Updated: Friday, April 23, 2010, 18:24
Srinagar: A prominent activist of the ruling National Conference was shot dead and his son seriously injured by militants in Bandipora district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said on Friday.

Sonaullah War (50) died instantly after unidentified militants barged into his house at village Kach Mohalla in Hajin, 35 km from here, at around 8.30 pm last night and opened indiscriminate fire, a spokesman of the force said.

His son Muzaffar Ahmad War was injured in the shooting and admitted to the Soura Medical institute here for treatment.

Soon after the incident, a police party rushed to the village and carried out a search operation to nab the militants involved in the incident, the spokesman said.

However, no one was arrested during the operation which continued till late last night, he said.

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


First Published: Friday, April 23, 2010, 18:24

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