Jammu & Kashmir

Man killed in scuffle over land dispute in Kulgam, say officials

A deployment of armed forces personnel in Kulgam. [FPK File Photo/ Qayoom Khan]

Srinagar: A man was killed in a scuffle, which broke out over a land dispute, in Muchawa village of south Kashmir’s Kulgam district this afternoon, officials said.

Identifying the deceased as Zahoor Ahmad Wani son of Ghulam Mohammad Wani, the officials said that as per initial reports a scuffle broke out at the residence of Ghulam Mohammad Wani (father of the victim) this afternoon. “During the scuffle, Zahoor Ahmad Wani was killed”, they said.

A police team was at the site to ascertain more findings leading to the death of the person, they added.

Confirming the death of the person, a police official said that the body has been taken for post-mortem.

“There has been some inter-family dispute which led to the death of the person”, the official added.


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