June 2003 News

Now, J&K ultras take to poison

22 June 2003
The Statesman

SRINAGAR: In the first such incident in J&K, ultras in Poonch killed two persons, including the widow of a Congress leader, by injecting poison into them, officials said today. Three ultras barged into the house of Rani Begum wife of Congress leader Abdul Gani, who was killed by militants earlier, - in Hari village of Surankote on Friday and abducted her. They beat her mercilessly and later injected the poison, killing her instantly. Rani, who had left the village for Surankote town after her husband's death, had recently returned to her native village with her family. Militants entered the house of Feroz Din in Poonch's at Hari Safeda area last night and killed him in the same manner. - SNS & PTI


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