Kashmir : PDP activist shot dead by militants in South Kashmir

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KASHMIR, Oct 16 : A Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) activist was killed after fired upon by unknown gunmen in Imamsahab area of south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Monday evening.

A police officer told news agency GNS that the suspected militants fired upon Mohammad Ramzan Sheikh (50) near his residence at Huomhuna, Imamsahab at around 8:05 pm. “The gunmen took Sheikh outside his house and shot him from point blank range”.

Sheikh, a Halqa President of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), was shifted to nearby Zainpora Hospital where doctors declared him brought dead,” he said.

A police official confirmed to GNS killing of Sheikh.

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Meanwhile, Army, Special Operation Group of Police and CRPF cordoned off the area and launched a hunt to nab the suspected militants. (GNS)

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