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In Pulwama village, civilian property damaged after people vote in DDC polls

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On Friday night, unknown persons damaged the property worth lakhs of people who polled their vote the third phase of the District Development Council (DDC) elections in Karimabad village of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district.

Local sources told a local news agency, Kashmir Dot Com (KDC), that on the intervening night of Friday-Saturday, property worth lacs including vehicles, hays, and houses of persons, who took part in the electoral process, were attacked by unknown persons in Karimabad village of this southern district.

As per sources, Ghulam Nabi Zargar’s hay worth thousands was set on fire. Besides this, the houses of Muhammad Abbas Pandit and Shahbaz Ahmed Pandit was damaged by unknown persons, reported the agency.

Meanwhile, unidentified police sources, while confirming the incident, told the agency, “We have received a formal complaint from the victims”, adding that “strict action against under law will be taken against these anti-social elements”.

Earlier, Pulwama-B recorded a total of 7.31 per cent voter turnout yesterday. A total of 231 votes were polled in this particular village. (KDC)

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