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Hotelier shot dead in Jammu and Kashmir

IANS  |  Jammu 

A hotelier was shot dead by unknown gunmen in and Kashmir's town late on Friday, police said.

According to the police 45-year-old Ishtiyaq was shot at by unknown gunmen while he was returning home on his motorcycle.

"He was taken to a hospital where doctors declared him brought dead," a said.

Police has constituted a special investigation team (SIT) to probe the murder and bring the assassins to justice, police added.

Protests erupted in the town immediately after the news about the hotelier's murder spread.

Dar owned a hotel near the local bus stand in town.



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First Published: Sat, March 10 2018. 08:14 IST