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Militants involved in killing of Kashmiri Pandit will be killed soon, says police

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Family members, relatives and Muslim neighbours wail over the death of Kashmiri Pandit who was shot dead in Achan area of Pulwama on Feb 26, 2023. [FPK Photo/ Qayoom Khan]

Pulwama: Jammu and Kashmir police on Sunday said that militants involved in the killing of a Kashmiri Pandit Bank guard in Achan area of Pulwama will be killed soon.

Talking to reporters, Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of Police, South Kashmir range, Rayees Muhammad Bhat said unknown militants fired at a bank security guard from Pandit community.

“We are acting swiftly and investigating the matter. The militants involved in this heinous crime will be tracked down and killed soon,” he said.

The attack took place this morning, in which the victim, Sanjay Pandith, son of Kashi Nath Pandit, lost his life.

He was fired upon and soon evacuated to district hospital Pulwama for treatment where he was declared dead.

Medical Superintendent of District Hospital, Pulwama, Dr Tula earlier said that the man was brought dead to the hospital.

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