Man shot dead in south Kashmir's Kulgam

Unknown gunmen on Friday shot dead a man in Redwani area of south Kashmir’s Kulgam district.

A police officer told news agency GNS that suspected militants fired upon Mehraj-Ud-Din Bhat in Redwani this evening. Bhat, an auto driver by profession, suffered serious bullet wounds and was shifted to PHC Qaimoh for treatment.

A doctor at PHC Qaimoh said the man had suffered five bullet wounds in his arms and legs. He was shifted to GMC Anantnag where he succumbed.

Medical Superintendent of GMC Anantnag Dr Majeed Mehrab also confirmed the death.

Soon after the incident, the officer said, the security forces launched a hunt to nab the assailants.