Terrorists kill four by slitting throats in J&K
Terrorists slit the throats of four persons after abducting them from Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir.india Updated: May 15, 2006 16:50 IST
Terrorists slit the throats of four persons after abducting them from Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir, official sources said on Monday.
Throat-slit bodies of Ghulam Qadir Lone and Mumtaz Ahmad were recovered by police from Aragam on the outskirts of their Chati-Bandi village in Bandipora area of the district on Monday, the sources said.
They said the duo were abducted by the terrorists from the village on Sunday.
However, the fate of two more abducted persons, constable Mushtaq Ahmad of India Reserve Battalion and Javed Ahmad, was not known. The two were abducted by terrorists from the same village on May 7.
Police recovered bodies of two more persons identified as Mohammad Maqbool War, a resident of Soyan, and Nazir Ahmad Bhat of Handwara from village Batpora in Rafiabad of Baramulla on Monday morning, the sources said.
Preliminary investigations revealed that the duo, both shopkeepers, were abducted by terrorists and killed by slitting their throats on the suspicion of being "informers" of the security forces, the sources said. Bhat was said to be a former militant who had given up violence.
No terrorist outfit has so far claimed responsibility for the killings.