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Ex-militant shot dead in Shopian

india Updated: Sep 14, 2013 23:14 IST
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Unidentified gunmen killed an ex-militant in Shopian in South Kashmir on Saturday evening.

According to the police, the militants fired upon a released ex-militant, Shabir Ahmed Mir, a resident of Jamnagri Shopian.
The youth succumbed to his injuries on the way to the hospital.

"Unidentified militants shot at an ex-militant of Hizbul Muhahideen, namely Shabir Ahmed Mir, at his home in Chaki Jam Nagri Shopian. He was rushed to hospital but succumbed to his injuries on the way," a police spokesman said.

Official sources said Mir was an ex district commander of HM outfit and was active from 2002 to 2007. He was arrested and later released after serving a specific period in jail.

Police sources revealed that Mir was not involved in any kind of militant or separatist activity after his release.