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Former militant shot dead in Anantnag

June 17, 2014 23:30 IST

Militants shot dead a former militant in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district. They also carried out a grenade explosion in north Kashmir's Sopore town on Tuesday evening injuring two persons.

A senior police officer said militants fired at Munawar Zaman Malik, a former militant, from close range injuring him critically.

“Malik was evacuated to hospital where he succumbed to his injuries," the officer said.

Two people were injured in a powerful hand grenade explosion in Sopore town. The officer said militants hurled a grenade at a paramilitary, Central Reserve Police Force camp. The injured were shifted to hospital for treatment.


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