April 1998 News

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Militants gun down 13

19th April 1998

JAMMU: Militants gunned down 13 people, including two women and three children, in a raid on a remote village in Jammu region's Udhampur district, police said here today. The attack took place in village Thub in Reasi area last night, reports PTI.

Police said heavily-armed militants entered two houses in the village, some 160-km from Jammu, at around 10.30 pm and fired indiscriminately, killing 13 people instantly. Villagers informed police about the killings only in the morning. A hunt has been launched to nab the attackers. No militant group has claimed responsibility for the attack.


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