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7 of marriage party shot dead in Doda

Srinagar Oct. 22. Seven persons were killed and one seriously injured in a shooting spree on a marriage party due to family rivalry in Pul Doda, in Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir last night. Police said that at 11.30 p.m. six persons, including two constables and a surrendered militant entered the house of late Mohammad Abbas during his son's marriage function and opened indiscriminate fire.

Four persons, Tariq Hussain, Reyaz Ahmed, Mohammad Bashir Parray and Sajad Hussain died on the spot and three others succumbed to injuries in the district hospital. Police have arrested four persons in this connection.

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