Elderly man killed in scuffle over land dispute in Poonch

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POONCH — An elderly man was killed after families of two brothers entered into a scuffle over some land dispute.

Police sources said that members of two families had a confrontation in early morning hours over a piece of grassland in Kenu village of Mandi in which a 60-year-old man identified as Mohammad Latif Khan, son of Faqro Khan of Kenu died on the spot.

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“Police parties from nearby establishments rushed to the spot and have taken body into their possession for further formalities whereas investigation has been started,” sources said.

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“The cause of death is not clear yet but there are reports that a gun was also used during the scuffle but facts will come to the fore in autopsy,” they said.

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