Non-local labourer shot dead in south Kashmir's Kulgam
Security forces stand guard after a fatal militant attack in south Kashmir. [Photo used for representational purpose].Mir Wasim/GK File

Non-local labourer shot dead in south Kashmir's Kulgam

The labourer from Preetnagar Katihar Bihar sustained grievous bullet injuries and was immediately shifted to hospital for the treatment, however, doctors declared him brought dead, a police spokesman said.

Srinagar Sept 17: Militants on Friday evening shot dead a non-local labourer in Nehama area of south Kashmir's Kulgam district.

"Today at about 2055hrs Kulgam Police received information about a terror crime incident at Nehama area of Kulgam where terrorists had fired upon a non-local labour. Senior police officers reached at the terror crime spot," a police spokesman said.

"Preliminary investigation has revealed that terrorists had fired indiscriminately upon a non-local labour identified as Shankar Kumar Chowdhary son of Khokha Chowdhary resident of Preetnagar Kathiyar Bihar at Nehama area of Kulgam. In this terror incident, he had sustained grievous bullet injuries and was immediately shifted to hospital for the treatment, however, doctors declared him brought dead," he added.

Police has registered a case in this regard under relevant sections of law and taken up investigation.

The area has been cordoned off and search in the area is going on.

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