Anantnag: A youth was killed during a scuffle over some land dispute in Vailoo area of Kokarnag in South Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Thursday morning, officials said.
A police official said that members of two families had a confrontation in early morning hours over a piece of land near DPS Vailoo (School) in which a youth was killed.
He identified the deceased as Ishfaq Ahmad, son of Ghulam Nabi Sheikh of Gohan Vailoo. “He died on the spot.”
The official said that a police party from a nearby police post was rushed to the spot and they have taken the body into their possession for further formalities.
He said that further investigation into the matter has been initiated.
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