Jammu & Kashmir

Man shot dead inside his house in Rajouri, say officials

Cops stand deployed in JK's Rajouri amid restrictions. [File Photo]

Rajouri: A young man was shot dead inside his house in Budhal area of Rajouri district during the night, officials said on Saturday.

They said the unidentified gunman fired from the window of his room while he was sleeping at around 4:00 am today. The fire hit the head of the youth identified as Ikram Hussain Shah, son of Ali Shah, leading to his on-the-spot death.

Also, they said, the bullet was fired at the house of another person, Nabu Shah, some 20 meters from the house of the youth in Targayi village of Budhal area.

Official sources said that a police party headed by SHO Budhal Mustaj Ahmed visited the spot immediately while the area has been cordoned off.

SSP Rajouri Mohd Aslam Choudhary told Global News Service that investigations are underway.


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