SRINAGAR: One person was killed and three others injured as a scuffle broke out over a land dispute in Fatehpur village in Rajouri on Saturday evening.
Reports said the scuffle broke out between two families over some land dispute. The sides came to blows and used sharp-edged weapons to attack each other, leading to injuries to four persons.
The injured were evacuated to a nearby health facility where one Mohammad Hafiz (45) son of Hakim Din was declared as brought dead on arrival, news agency GNS quoted officials as having said.
The other three persons having sustained injuries in the incident were identified as Ghafoor Choudhary, Mohd Sharif and Sayeed Ahmed. The trio on receiving initial treatment at the nearby health facility were shifted to GMC Rajouri for preferential treatment.
SSP Rajouri Mohammad Aslam Chaudhary confirming the incident said that an FIR has been lodged into the incident. “Further investigations have been set into motion,” he further said.