A Man Shot Dead at Hazratbal


Srinagar: A Jammu and Kashmir health department employee was shot dead by unidentified gunmen in Srinagar district on Monday, police said. The motive behind the murder was yet to be ascertained.

“Unidentified gunmen killed Abdul Ahad Dar, an employee of the state health department,” a senior police officer told Media Sources here.

“Gunmen forced entry into the lawn of Dar’s house at Gasu village on the outskirts of Srinagar city today and fired a volley with automatic guns at him. He died on the spot and the gunmen escaped,” the officer said, adding an FIR has been lodged and investigation has been started to find the motive behind the crime.
Unidentified gunmen shot dead a man in  Jammu and Kashmir’s summer capital Srinagar on Monday, an official said here.

He said Abdul Gaffar Dar, 36, was shot from a close range in Zakoora locality on the outskirts of Srinagar city.

The injured was rushed to the Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences in Soura where he succumbed to his injuries.

Dar, a resident of Hazratbal, was an employee of the Jawaharlal Hospital in Rainawari area of Old City.

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