BARAMULLAH:A youth was shot dead by unknown gunmen here in village Wadora Bala Mohla Nageen in Rajwar area of Handwara on Wednesday morning near his home.
The youth has been identified as Liyaqat Ahmad (22) son of Mohamad Syeed Gujar. The boy was said to be an army porter.
On March 18 this year two militants were killed in a brief encounter when army’s 21 RR launched an operation against a group of militants in the same village. Meanwhile, police and army launched a hunt in the area and many people were detained for questioning in the area, sources said.