Friday, December 27, 2002, Chandigarh, India


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Ultras gun down 3 of family
Tribune News Service And PTI

Wailing wife of Zahoor Ahmad who was shot dead by militants
Wailing wife of Zahoor Ahmad who was shot dead by militants along with his father and brother in Budgam on Wednesday. 
Tribune photo Amin War

Srinagar, December 26
Three members of a family were gunned down by a group of militants last night, sparking a demonstration by agitated residents of a village in Badgam district of central Kashmir today, official sources said.

Mohammad Shafi Wani and his two sons Zahoor Ahmad and Jehangir were gunned down by the militants inside their house at Gopalpora last night. While Wani and Zahoor died on the spot Jehangir succumbed to his injuries at a hospital here today, the sources said.

They said the residents of the village took to streets and blocked Srinagar-Chrar-e-Sharief road running parallel to the village, the sources said.

JAMMU: Five Pakistani infiltrators were killed by the Indian troops on the border in Mandhar sector of Poonch district on Thursday. 

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