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Jammu and Kashmir: LeT militants abduct, kill two civilians in Bandipora, dead bodies found near local mosque

According to police officials, militants stormed into the houses of Ghulam Hassan Dar alias Hassan Rasa and Bashir Ahmad Dar, both hailing from Shahgund Hajin in North Kashmir's Bandipora district on Friday and abducted them.

Edited by: India TV News Desk, Srinagar [ Updated: May 05, 2018 10:27 IST ]
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Two civilians were abducted and later shot dead allegedly by Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militants in Bandipora district of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday.

According to police officials, militants stormed into the houses of Ghulam Hassan Dar alias Hassan Rasa and Bashir Ahmad Dar, both hailing from Shahgund Hajin in North Kashmir's Bandipora district on Friday and abducted them.

"At about 3:30 am today, the militants shot both of them dead", said the police officials.

Meanwhile, their bodies were found by the locals near a mosque in Shahgund area.

"Preliminary investigation suggests the involvement of outlawed terror outfit LeT in the incident", said Jammu and Kashmir police officials.

A case has been registered in this regard and further investigation has been initiated.

Meanwhile, an encounter is still underway between security forces and militants in the Chattabal area of Srinagar.

(With PTI inputs)

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