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2 civilians killed by unidentified gunmen in Anantnag

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Two civilians were on Saturday killed by unidentified gunmen in south Kashmir district of Anantnag, official sources said.


They said that unidentified gunmen fired at two civilians — identified as 35-year old dentist Shahnawaz Ahmad Bhat and 20-year-old  Sanjeed Ahmad Parray – at Jablipora in Bijbehara at around 2005 hrs. “The injured were immediately taken to a hospital, where they succumbed,” they said.


They said the gunmen managed to escape from the spot under the cover of darkness. “Security forces have been rushed and a search operation has been launched to nab the attackers,” they said, adding police has registered a case and initiated investigation into the incident.


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