NATIONAL

Militants gun down three NC activists

SRINAGAR JULY 26. A group of militants gunned down three activists of the National Conference in Magam area of Budgam district last night. In another incident two policemen were killed in an encounter with militants in Kulgam.

According to police sources, the militants barged into the houses of Sanaullah Khan and Wali Khan in Wachipora and Mohammad Sultan Bhat in Kanthbagh and fired upon them indiscriminately killing them on the spot. .

The NC general secretary, Sheikh Nazir Ahmad, has condemned the killing of the party workers. "This was an act of cowardice and was aimed at harassing our workers so that they do not take part in the democratic process,'' he told The Hindu.

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