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Deputy sarpanch shot at in Kashmir

Deputy sarpanch shot at in Kashmir
Srinagar A deputy sarpanch was allegedly shot at and injured by militants in north Kashmir's Kupwara district, police said today.

Noor Mohammad Khan (50), deputy sarpanch from Bongamin Kupwara, reported at a police station in Kupwara after he was shot this morning, a police spokesman said.

He said Mr Khan stated that he was shot at by militants inside the compound of his local mosque in the wee hours today when he had gone there to offer prayers.

"Khan sustained injury in left arm and has been admitted in Sub District hospital, Kupwara," he added.
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