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POONCH — Tragedy struck in Poonch district as a family dispute escalated into a fatal altercation, resulting in the death of a nephew allegedly shot by his uncle using a licensed 12-bore rifle.

According to officials quoted by a local news agency, the incident occurred during the night between Friday and Saturday. Joginder Singh, son of Jodh Singh, reportedly opened fire with his licensed firearm, fatally shooting his nephew Gagandeep Singh on the spot.

“The situation unfolded amidst a clash between two factions within the family, sparked by an ongoing dispute,” stated an official familiar with the matter.

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Law enforcement authorities have swiftly responded to the incident. A police official said that the accused has been apprehended, and the weapon allegedly used in the shooting has been seized for further investigation.

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