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J&K CM's nephew succumbs to bullet wounds

Mukhtar Ahmad in Srinagar | May 02, 2005 10:10 IST

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammed Sayeed's nephew, who was shot and critically wounded by unidentified militants at Bejibehara in south Kashmir's Anantnag district late on Sunday evening, succumbed to his injuries at the Soura Medical Institute in Srinagar on Monday morning.

Attiqullah Shah was the eldest son of the chief minister's sister. He was shot by militants as he was leaving a mosque after offering evening prayers.

The chief minister, who was in Mumbai, has reached Srinagar.

No militant group has yet claimed responsibility for the attack.

Earlier report: J&K CM's nephew injured in militant attack


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Sub: Yet another terrorist killing

Sickening. One more 'statistic' in India's ongoing war against this menace. Yet, as frequent, and as near-mind numbing as these incidents are, we should not ...


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Sub: pathetic

Kindly post the message after 48 hours as you say and don't test our patience.


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Sub: cm's son

Do the prayers mean much?


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Sub: was he not able to free another terrorist?

I think mufti should have negotiated a deal with the ultras to release some more terrorists in exchange for his nephews life, just the same ...


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