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J&K: Sarpanch shot dead by militants

PTI  Srinagar, September 24, 2012
First Published: 13:31 IST(24/9/2012) | Last Updated: 13:36 IST(24/9/2012)

Militants on Sunday night shot dead a sarpanch in Kreeri area of north Kashmir Baramulla district, police said.

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The ultras shot Mohammad Shafi Teli in the chest outside his house at Nowpora village in Kreeri area, 35 km from here, at around 8:15pm, resulting in critical injuries to him, said the police.

The 38-year-old Shafi was shifted to sub-district hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

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

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