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J-K: Kashmiri TV actress Amreen Bhat shot dead

By Shefali Kohli -- May 26, 2022 1:42 pm

Budgam (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], May 26: Kashmiri TV actress Amreen Bhat was killed by unidentified terrorists in Budgam's Chadoora area in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday, while her 10-year-old nephew was injured.

Jammu and Kashmir Police said that the 10-year-old nephew of the TV actress had a bullet injury on his arm. The nephew is receiving treatment at a hospital in the district, added the police.

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The parents and relatives of Amreen Bhat expressed grief over the incident.

While addressing the media, Zubair Ahmed, brother-in-law of TV artist Amreen Bhat, said, "Two people came to her house to call her for a shoot. When she stepped outside the house, they killed her. What harm had she caused to anyone?"

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"Two people came to our home to call her for a shoot last night. They shot her after she told them that she would not go for the shoot. She was like a 'son' to me," father of Amreen Bhat.

Meanwhile, former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah also condemned Amreen's death and wrote, "Shocked & deeply saddened by the murderous militant attack on Ambreen Bhat. Sadly Ambreen lost her life in the attack & her nephew was injured. There can be no justification for attacking innocent women & children like this. May Allah grant her place in Jannat."

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Meanwhile, the police officials are investigating the matter.

-PTC News

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