PDP Activist Shot Dead In Srinagar


Srinagar(IANS): Militants shot dead a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) activist on Sunday on the outskirts of Srinagar city.

Police said the militants fired from close range at Muhammad Amin Bhat in Gangbugh area. He was rushed to a hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

Militants pulled out a police sub-inspector from his vehicle in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Sunday, dragged him away and shot him dead from close range, police said.

The private vehicle driven by the officer, Imtiyaz Ahmad Mir, was halted in Wahibugh area where he was killed. Mir, who was with the intelligence department, died instantly, a police officer said. The police said a hunt had been launched to trace the killers.