Srinagar: Unknown gunmen Saturday killed a man in south Kashmir’s Pulwama, police said.
“Mohammad Ashraf, a resident of Machpona was shot and injured in a street at Murran chowk Pulwama,” SSP Pulwama Chaudhary Mohammad Aslam said adding Ashraf was shifted to hospital where he succumbed.
Local sources said that Ashraf was a former militant. They added that Ashraf was also working as SPO and was posted in Srinagar.
Sources said that soon after the incident forces launched a search operation in the area to nab the gunmen.