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J&K militants kill retired armyman, family

July 20, 2004 09:50 IST

A retired army personnel and four members of his family, including a three-year-old child and two women, were on Tuesday killed by Lashkar-e-Tayiba militants in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Abdul Gani, his wife Gul Begum, son Muzaffar Hussain, daughter Azma Begum and the infant were shot dead by the militants in their house in Gursanwala village in the district, official sources said.

The militants beat the family members before killing them and later escaped, the sources said

Security forces have cordoned off the area and launched an operation to hunt the militants, they said.


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Sub: Evil is Self-Evident

And some have the gall to complain about 'hardline''hawkish''jingoism' when these types of attrocities are going on. We can see what the enemies of the ...


Posted by sanman





Sub: Ought to be condemned

Just a short description of an Army man killed - nothing but facts. Can't this be done for other cases as well where the reporter ...


Posted by Saurab





Sub: TERRORISTS, NOT MILITANTS

People who kill children (that also for a movement based on religion) are to be called TERRORISTS, NOT MILITANTS.


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