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Kashmir violence amid crucial civic election kills ten

Kashmir violence amid crucial civic election kills ten

Suspected Muslim rebels killed 10 civilians, including three children, in a fresh spurt of violence a day ahead of a crucial phase of municipal elections in Indian Kashmir, officials said yesterday.Police said four members of a Muslim family were killed, two of them minors, and two wounded when hand grenades were hurled at their home in southern Doda district yesterday.
The wounded were in critical condition, a police spokesman said. In the neighbouring district of Anantnag, suspected rebels overnight stormed into another Muslim household wounding the owner and killing his wife.
"They (militants) abducted his student son and later hanged him to death," the spokesman said.
In the state's summer capital Srinagar suspected militants overnight shot dead a Muslim contractor, police said.


Updated : 2021-10-26 10:24 GMT+08:00