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Couple shot dead by militants



Jammu: A couple was shot dead in their house on Thursday by militants in Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir, official sources said.

A group of 3 or 4 militants entered the house of one Abdul Gani Malik in Thalela area of Thathri in Doda district, they said.

They beat up Malik and his wife, Shameema, and later poured bullets, killing them on the spot, sources said adding that the reason behind the murder was not known.

Later militants escaped from the scene. Troops have launched a combing operation in the area to track down the militants. PTI