Sibling Killed, Another Injured As Land Dispute Turns Violent in Uri

Zaffer Iqbal

Uri, Mar 24 : A person was killed and his sibling injured in a scuffle in Nambla Uri of Baramulla district.

“Two parties had assembled to sort out some land dispute, however it happened that during the course of meeting the parties started exchanging heated arguments”, a local source said adding the arguments only intensified with time, leading to a scuffle.

“During the scuffle, few members from the other side attacked the opposite party with sharp-edged weapons which resulted in injuries to two brothers namely Abdul Karim Bhat and Mohammad Sulaiman Bhat (sons of Abdul Karim Bhat)”, the source said.

“Both of them were evacuated to GMC Baramulla, where Abdul Karim, 85, succumbed to his injuries.”

When contacted a police official said that though it was not immediately known to him about the demise of any of the two persons’, however he was quick to add that a party has been sent to the spot to assess the situation. (GNS)

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