Youth kills self, shoots at girl

A youth allegedly committed suicide after shooting at and critically injuring a teenaged girl in Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.

Last Updated: Feb 05, 2012, 15:13 PM IST

Jammu: A youth allegedly committed suicide
after shooting at and critically injuring a teenaged girl in
Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said on Sunday.

"Darhsan (21) shot Kamlesh Devi (18) with his father`s
gun at Bazmasta village in Ramban district here, critically
injuring her yesterday morning," police said.
He later shot himself and committed suicide on the
spot, they said.

A police team has been sent to the spot, which is several
hours of foot journey from the main road in the mountainous,
snow-bound region.
The girl has been admitted to a local hospital and is
critically injured, they added.

The duo belonged to the same clan, and police is probing
the possibility of unrequited love as a motive for murder,
they said.

PTI