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Terrorists brutally kill woman in J&K's Shopian, murder video goes viral

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WION Shopian Feb 01, 2019, 02.44 PM (IST) Written By: Ieshan Bashir Wani

A 25-year-old woman in Jammu and Kashmir was shot dead at point-blank range by terrorists, who made a video of the incident and circulated it on social media, police said Friday.

Jammu and Kashmir police have identified the girl as Ishrat Muneer, daughter of Muneer Ahmad Dar, a resident of Dangerpora village in Pulwama district. 

The woman was shot from a point-blank range by the terrorists even as she begged for mercy. The murder video is being circulated on social media and has gone viral.

Police said that the body of the woman was recovered from Dragad area of Zainapora in Shopian district in the morning following searches. 

"Terrorists while perpetrating this gruesome act, made a video recording of the incident and circulated it on social media", police said in a press release. 

Terrorists have also released a 10-second video of her brutal killing which has gone viral on social media. 

Local sources told WION that the girl was the maternal cousin of terrorist Zeenat-ul-Islam, who was killed in a gunfight with security forces last month in Kulgam district. 

Following the killing, police have registered a case and launched an investigation in the matter. 

Police sources have told WION that "police investigation is focused on some credible leads and it is expected soon the culprits shall be brought before the law."