Three members of family killed in J&K
9 April 2006
Srinagar: Three members of a family were killed and two police personnel wounded in a mine blast in Jammu and Kashmir since Saturday evening, an official spokesman said on Sunday. He said unidentified gunmen intruded into the house of Assadullah, a village chowkidar (watchman) at Arnas in Udhampur district of Jammu region late on Saturday night and fired indiscriminately at the residents. This resulted in the death of Assadullah, his brother Ghulam Mohammad and sister-in-law Rashida Begum. The gunmen later fled the scene after committing the crime, the spokesman said, adding a police party was rushed to the area and a massive hunt launched to nab the culprits.