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3 women among 7 injured in scuffle over land dispute in Poonch

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Srinagar, Mar 04: At least seven persons were injured after a scuffle broke out between two families over a land dispute in Sakhimadan area of Mendhar in Poonch district on Friday.

Sources said that a clash erupted between families of Mohammad Shafi and Shah Mohammad near Ziarat Chota Badshah over a land dispute, during which seven persons were injured.

Besides Shah Mohammad, 70, himself, four other members of his family identified as Bago Begum, 65; Hakim Din, 65; Ghulam Nabi, 60; Abdul Hamid, 35, sustained injuries while as Shaheena Akhter, 32; Salma Kounser, 24 were injured from the family of Mohammad Shafi.

Soon after intimation, Tehsildar Mendhar besides SHO and SDPO visited the spot and controlled the situation and directed for evacuation of injured persons for treatment. The injured were subsequently taken to a nearby health facility.

Police have registered a case into the incident even as Mohammad Shafi has been arrested, an official said.


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