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JeM Militants Kill 2 Gujjar Men in Kashmir's Pulwama in First Attack After Special Status Repeal

This is the first militant attack after the BJP-led NDA government abrogated provisions of Article 370 and announced bifurcation of the state into union territories on August 5.

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Updated:August 27, 2019, 5:45 PM IST
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JeM Militants Kill 2 Gujjar Men in Kashmir's Pulwama in First Attack After Special Status Repeal
A security personnel stands guard during restrictions following the abrogation of the provisions of Article 370, in Srinagar on August 16, 2019. (PTI)
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Srinagar: In a first such incident after the special status of Jammu and Kashmir was revoked, militants from the Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) terror group on Monday abducted and killed two members of the nomadic Gujjar community from a forested area in Pulwama district, police said.

Abdul Qadeer Kohli of Rajauri district and Manzoor Ahmed of Khonmoh area of Srinagar were abducted by unidentified gunmen from 'Dhok', a temporary shelter, from the forested area of Tral in Pulwama district around 7:30 pm on Monday, a police spokesperson said.

The bullet-riddled body of Kohli was recovered by a search and rescue party, and Ahmed’s body was recovered on Tuesday, DGP J&K Dilbag Singh told CNN-News18.

“This is an incident of Gujjar boys being kidnapped by JeM. Bodies of both boys have been found. We are making all efforts to finish the group… The body of one was recovered earlier and another one's body has been found today,” Singh said.

This is the first militant attack after the BJP-led NDA government abrogated provisions of Article 370 and announced bifurcation of the state into union territories on August 5.

Following the Centre's move, restrictions were put in place in Kashmir Valley. Though restrictions have been eased in most of Kashmir, normal life continued to remain paralysed with shops and business establishments closed and transport off the roads.

On August 20, a Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist and a special police officer were killed, while a police sub-inspector was injured in a gunfight in Baramulla district of north Kashmir - the first encounter between security forces and ultras after August 5.

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