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Civilian killed, another injured in militant attack in Shopian, says police

A deployment of armed forces personnel in Kashmir. [FPK File Photo/ Zainab]

Shopian: A civilian was killed and another sustained injuries after militants opened fire on them in south Kashmir’s Shopian, police said.

An official said that militants fired upon two brothers identified as Sunil Kumar and Pintu Kumar sons of Arjun Nath Kumar in Chotigam area, resulting in on spot death of Sunil, while Pintoo was injured.

He said that Pintu has been shifted to hospital for treatment, while the area has been cordoned off to nab the attackers. This is one of the many attacks Kashmir witnessed in the last 24 hours.

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