Civilian shot dead by militants in Srinagar 

The area has been cordoned off and a hunt has been launched to nab the attackers.

Published: 02nd October 2021 06:55 PM  |   Last Updated: 02nd October 2021 06:55 PM   |  A+A-

Jammu and Kashmir police Special Operations Group (SOG) personnel arrive near the site of a shootout in Srinagar. (Photo | AP)


SRINAGAR: A civilian was allegedly shot dead by militants here on Saturday, police said.

Around 5.50 pm, terrorists fired at Majid Ahmad, a resident of Chattabal Srinagar at Karan Nagar, injuring him critically, a police official said.

Ahmad was shifted to the nearby SMHS hospital where he succumbed to injuries during treatment.

The area has been cordoned off and a hunt has been launched to nab the attackers, the official said.


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