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SRINAGAR: About 11:15 am police post Warpora received an information to the effect that one dead body and an injured person in an unconscious state were lying at the interior link road at Warpora and a motorcycle was also lying alongside the dead body who reportedly had met with an accident.  On receiving of this information Police party of Police post Warpora Sopore rushed to the spot and took the dead body into the police custody. The injured person was shifted to SDH Sopore where from he was referred to SMHS Srinagar for further treatment. The said person succumbed to injuries.

Later on, he was identified as Owais Bashir Mir son of Bashir Ahmad Mir resident of Brath Kalan Sopore (aged about 27 years) who was affiliated with LeT outfit. After completion of all departmental formalities, the dead body was handed over to his legal heirs for last rites. While as the identity of another dead body is being ascertained. In this regard case FIR No. 30/2018 under section 304-A/RPC stands registered in Police Station Sopore and investigation was taken up.


MEANWHILE: At 1650 hours Police Station Beerwah received information that an unknown person was fired upon in a moving Tavera vehicle bearing Registration No. JK04C 8016. Immediately police party rushed to the spot. By that time the person inside the vehicle was dead. He was hit from behind on his head by a bullet from a pistol. The victim was identified as Mohd Yousef Rather alias Nadeem son of Ghulam Mohammad Rather resident of Sandipora, Budgam. Case FIR number 22/2018  under section 302 RPC, 7/27 Arms Act was registered and Police is in lookout for the culprits involved in the crime.