A youth was shot dead by unknown gunmen in Hazratbal area of Srinagar, the police said today.
According to Kashmir Media Service, the police said that the slain youth, identified as Asif Nazir Dar, son of Nazir Ahmad, hailed from Panzgam area in Awantipora. He was shot at in Naseembagh area and died instantly, the police added.
Soon after his killing, a police team reached the spot and recovered the body for medico-legal formalities. A case was registered into the killing and further investigation has been taken up, a police official said.
In another incident, a woman was injured after unidentified gunmen fired upon a vehicle she was travelling in, near Murran Chowk in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district. The injured woman was shifted to District Hospital, Pulwama, where from she was referred to Bone and Joints Hospital, Srinagar.—APP