2 civilians abducted, killed by LeT militants in JK

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In two seperate encounter, three civilians were killed.

"At about 3:30 am today, the militants shot both of them dead", the official was quoted by Press Trust of India.

A man and his nephew were abducted and killed by gunmen in north Kashmir's Hajin area of Bandipora district on the intervening night of Friday and Saturday, police said.

Police said militants on Friday night barged into the houses of 45-year-old Ghulam Hassan Dar alias Hassan Rassa and Bashir Ahmad Dar, 26, at Gulshan Mohalla, Shahgund Hajin and abducted both of them at gunpoint.

In another incident, one civilian Mohammad Ashraf Mir, who was sacked upon by terrorists at Harwan, Bomai Sopore, also succombed to injuries.

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A senior Police officer told News agency GNS that some locals informed the concerned police station about lying of the bullet riddled (Uncle-Nephew) bodies near Rahimder Mohalla- about 1Km away from their residence.

Handwritten posters threatening residents of the area against passing on information to the security forces about their presence were some time ago found pasted in the village. Police said both Ashraf and his wife Saima were grievously injured in the incident.

Meanwhile, the encounter has started between terrorists and security forces at Chattabal area of Srinagar.

On Monday militants surfaced near Khanpora market in Baramulla and fired indiscriminately on the three civilians killing them on the spot.