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Youth shot dead in south Kashmir


Srinagar, April 2 : A 28-year-old youth was killed after fired by unknown gunmen in Larkipora area of Fatehpora in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district.

A police officer said that the youth namely Mohd Saleem Dar (28) son of Mohd Abdullah Dar, a resident of Larkipora, Fatehpora was fired upon by the suspected militants this evening.


Dar, received four bullet wounds and was taken to Government Medical College (GMC) Anantnag, he said.

Medical Superintendent GMC Anantnag, Dr Abdul Majeed Mehrab said that the person with critical bullet wounds was declared brought dead in the health facility.

Soon after the incident, a joint team of police and army launched searches in the area.