Youth abducted, shot dead at night in Pulwama

Youth abducted, shot dead at night in Pulwama
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Suhail A Shah

Anantnag: Another youth in Kashmir was abducted and killed by suspected militants, this time in Murran area of Pulwama district. Gulzar Ahmad Bhat, 23, son of Abdul Gani Bhat,
was abducted from outside his home in Murran late Sunday evening by some unidentified gunmen. His bullet-riddled body was found in an apple orchard early Monday morning, a little distance from his home.
A senior police officer of the area told Kashmir Reader that Gulzar was called out of his house by militants on some pretext and was shot dead some time during the night.
Gulzar had multiple bullet wounds on his body, which was handed over to his family by police after completion of medico-legal formalities.
Police have registered a case begun an investigation into the killing.
As per local sources, Gulzar worked as a salesman at an eye-clinic in Bijbehara area of Anantnag district.
“He, apparently, had no political affiliations,” a local source told Kashmir Reader.