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38-year-old woman shot dead by unknown gunmen in Pulwama village

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Srinagar, Aug 17: A 38-year-old woman was shot dead by unknown gunmen at Drabgam area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district.

Reports reaching GNS said that some unknown persons opened fire upon the woman Shameema wife of Ali Mohd Bhat near his parental home at Drabgam village this afternoon.

Shameema, 38-years-old, a resident of Koil village was at parental home when the incident occurred, they said.

A police officer told GNS that preliminary investigations suggested that militants shot at the woman and was immediately shifted to nearby hospital. However, she succumbed on the way.

Soon after the incident, a hunt has been launched to nab the assailants, he said.

“A case under relevant sections of law has been initiated into the case,” the officer said. (GNS)

Kashmir Images is an English language daily newspaper published from Srinagar (J&K), India. The newspaper is one of the largest circulated English dailies of Kashmir and its hard copies reach every nook and corner of Kashmir Valley besides Jammu and Ladakh region.

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