Srinagar: Unidentified gunmen shot dead a man hailing from Kupwara district in Khanyar area of Srinagar on Monday night, officials said.
Abdul Ahad, son of Ghulam Ahmad, a resident of village Tewan Mohalla, Lalpora Lolab in Kupwara, was fired upon when he was driving a car at Khanyar. He was rushed to hospital where he was declared dead.
Ahad was married to a lecturer in Srinagar and was putting up at Srinagar residence at Mulfaq on the outskirts of Srinagar.
It is the third killing by unidentified gunmen over the last few days. Last week, a Hurriyat activist was killed in Sopore, and an active militant was killed in Dargah area of Srinagar by unidentified gunmen.