Shopkeeper shot dead by unknown gunmen in South Kashmir’s Tral

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LUBNA FAYAZ

Srinagar (NVI): A 45-year-old shopkeeper was shot dead by suspected terrorists in South Kashmir’s Tral this evening.

The deceased has been identified as Mohammad Ayoub Ahanger, a resident of Pohnu Tral.

He was fired upon by unidentified gunmen at his home this evening.

The injured man was rushed to nearby hospital where he succumbed to his injures later. Meanwhile, the entire area has been cordoned off after the incident.

In another case in Pulwama, terrorists fired upon a sumo-driver identified as Mohammad Aslam Wani, a resident of Wanpora in Pulwama. He was shifted to a hospital for treatment.

Accordingly, cases have been registered under relevant sections of law in PS Tral and PS Pulwama respectively.

The investigation is in progress to establish the full circumstances of these terror crimes. Areas have been cordoned off and a search is underway.

-ARK