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Civilians accused of being informers killed in J&K

The civilians were believed to be Army informers. An operation to track down the terrorists has been launched.

india Updated: Aug 12, 2006 10:44 IST

Two civilians, accused of being informers of security forces, were shot dead in Poonch district by terrorists on Saturday, official sources said.

A group of terrorists entered into the houses of Shad Khan and Mohammad Bashir in Bafliaz village of Poonch district late on Friday night and shot them both after torturing them, the sources said.

They later escaped from the spot, they added.

The civilians were believed to be Army informers, sources said, adding that an operation to track down the terrorists had been launched.