Civillian shot dead by militants in Srinagar

at 8:04 pm
Bomb disposal squad

Neyaz Elahi

Srinagar (NVI): A civilian was shot dead by unknown militants in Hari Singh High Street area of Srinagar this evening, police said.

Unknown gunmen barged into the jewelry shop of a civilian identified as Satpal and fired upon him, they said.

The victim was shifted to a hospital where doctors declared him brought dead.

Reports said that Satpal, who lived in Indra Nagar area of Srinagar, was running a jewelry shop.  No militant outfit claimed responsibility for his killing so far.

A police official said the area has been cordoned off and the search operation has been launched to nab the attackers.