Four shot dead, 2 injured over land dispute in Punjab's Gurdaspur

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Har Krishan, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Gurdaspur (Photo/ANI)
Har Krishan, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Gurdaspur (Photo/ANI)

Gurdaspur (Punjab) [India], July 4 (ANI): Four people were killed and two others sustained gunshot injuries in Punjab's Gurdaspur over a land dispute on Sunday, police said.

Four members of the family were shot dead early in the morning by the members of another group due to a dispute over land distribution.

Jaspal Singh, a family member of the deceased informed that the accused Sukhvinder Singh Soni started firing upon the family members without warning.

The deceased have been identified as Mangal Singh, the head of the family, his sons Sukhbir Singh and Jasveer Singh, and his grandson Baldeep Singh.

"One Sukhvinder Singh Soni fired upon 6 members of a family. Two persons died on the spot while two others succumbed to their injuries in hospital," Har Krishan, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Gurdaspur said.

Teams have been deployed to investigate the matter, the DSP added. (ANI)

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