January 2002 News

Terrorists kill main suspect in Poonch massacre

22 January 2002
The Times of India

JAMMU: The main suspect in the massacre of 11 persons, including eight children, at a village in Poonch district on the night of Sunday was himself later slain by terrorists, sources in Poonch said.The body of Mohammed Nazir, cut up into eight parts, was on Tuesday found near Behra Kund, the village in the jurisdiction of the Mendhar police station where Sunday night’s massacre had been led by him. He himself is said to have been slain by terrorists on Monday night.It was not clear whether the poetic justice he received was meted out by the same group of terrorists whose help he is said to have taken in the massacre or by another group.


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