Youth shot dead in south Kashmir’s Pulwama

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Pulwama: Unidentified gunmen shot dead a youth outside his house in Murran area of this south Kashmir district, police today said.

24-year-old Gulzar Ahmad Bhat was shot dead by unknown gunmen on Sunday night when he was parking his vehicle near his house in Bonpora village of Murran here, a senior police official told Kashmir Reader.

Bhat, who worked as a salesman at a medical store in Bijbehara, received 10 bullets in the firing by the unknown gunmen.


Bhat’s bullet-riddled body was spotted by locals early this morning, the official said.

Meanwhile, a police spokesman blamed militants for Bhat’s killing.

“Initial investigation suggests thats Zahoor Thokar and Showkat Dar led groups of Hizb-ul-Mujahideen are involved in this killing,” the police spokesperson added.