People’s conference worker shot dead in Kashmir

SRINAGAR: Unidentified militants tonight shot dead a Peoples Conference worker in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district, police said. Ghulam Nabi Khoja, who was also an employee in the state’s education department, was shot outside his residence in Tralgund village, a police official said here. He said Khoja was rushed to district hospital Baramulla where doctors declared him brought dead. The official said Khoja was a worker of Peoples Conference which is led by separatist-turned-mainstream leader and Jammu and Kashmir Minister for Social Welfare Sajad Gani Lone. (AGENCIES)