Man shot dead in Tral, another injured in Kakpora

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Unidentified gunmen on Thursday evening shot dead a shopkeeper in Tral town of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district.

In a separate incident, a Sumo driver was shot and injured in Wanpora area of Kakpora in the same district.

A police official said at around 7:45 pm gunmen fired at a shopkeeper from point-blank range at his shop in the main town Tral resulting in his on-spot death.

He was identified as Muhammad Ayub Ahangar, 45, who was in the shuttling business.

Meanwhile, a Sumo driver was shot and injured in Wanpora village of Kakpora late evening.

A police official said that gunmen fired  at Muhammad Aslam Wani, aged 30, of Wanpora while he was driving his vehicle towards home.