Man shot dead by unknown persons in Bhaderwah

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SRINAGAR — A man carrying bovines was shot dead during midnight hours in Bhaderwah area forcing authorities to impose restrictions in the area to avoid law and order problem.

Sources said that Nayeem Shah was carrying bovines in his vehicle who was intercepted by some unidentified persons.

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“After noticing the driver who seems involved in bovine smuggling was shot dead​ by unidentified gunmen at Nalthi Pul area of Bhaderwah segment,” an official confirmed.

Earlier, the locals said that the incident took place between 02 AM – 03 AM after which panic gripped the area.

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“Police has taken body of the deceased into possession to start investigation into the matter,” an official said.

After the incident, restrictions were imposed while as internet was also snapped in the area.

Meanwhile, an official said that stone pelting started in Bhaderwah town which was responded by police by firing gun shots in air to maintain law and order.

“The overall situation is tense,” a police official said.

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