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Bodies of Bengal labourers brought back home


Press Trust of India Kolkata
The bodies of the five labourers, who were killed by militants in Kashmir, have been brought to the city, a senior West Bengal minister said on Wednesday.
The bodies of Noimuddin Sheikh, Mursalim Sheikh, Rofik Sheikh, Kamruddin Sheikh and Rofikul Sheikh are being sent to their homes in Murshidabad district, Municipal Affairs Minister Firhad Hakim said.
Jahiruddin Sheikh, who was injured, has been brought to Kolkata and admitted to the state-run SSKM hospital here, he said.
The labourers used to work at apple orchards in Kulgam district of south Kashmir and were shot dead by the terrorists on Tuesday night.

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First Published: Oct 31 2019 | 1:10 AM IST

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