Former Hizb militant shot dead in Kulgam
Srinagar, May 16 (GNS): Unidentified gunmen shot dead a former Hizbul Mujahideen militant in Batapora village of south Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Monday.
A police official told news agency GNS that Manzoor Ahmad Palla, a former militant and was presently working as a mason to earn his living, was shot at by unknown gunmen in Mishpora area of Batapora village of Qaimoh.
Palla was immediately shifted to nearby hospital but instantly died as a result of bullet wounds. It couldn’t be ascertained why he has been killed.
Sources said that his mother Raja Begium is a Panch of Batpora village and is associated with ruling PDP.
No militant outfit so far has taken responsibility for the attack.
Meanwhile, police has registered a case and started further investigations in this regard. (GNS)