J-K: Civilian killed by unidentified gunmen in Pulwama

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Srinagar
  • Updated: Aug 26, 2015 13:59 IST

A civilian was killed in south Kashmir's Pulwama district by unidentified gunmen on late Tuesday evening.

The deceased was identified as Javed Ahamd Khan, a teacher from Khandipora, Awantipora in district Pulwama. Gunmen shot Khan from close range leaving him dead on the spot.

Army's 55 RR and SOG personnel have begun search operation to nab the unidentified gunman. "Motive for the killing is yet to be established," said a police spokesman.

No militant outfit has claimed responsibility for the killing so far.

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