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Civilian killed by unknown gunmen in Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla

Only three months back, the police had declared Baramulla a militant free district.

india Updated: Mar 30, 2019 19:10 IST
Indo Asian News Service
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Unidentified gunmen on Saturday shot dead a shopkeeper in Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla town.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Unidentified gunmen on Saturday shot dead a shopkeeper in Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla town.

Police said the assailants targeted Arjumand Majid Bhat, firing several shots.

“Majid Bhat, also known as Raju Mistry, died on the spot,” a police officer said. He belonged to Khwaja Bagh area of Baramulla town.

Only three months back, the police had declared Baramulla a militant free district.

On Friday, militants shot and critically injured another shopkeeper in Tral area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district.

First Published: Mar 30, 2019 19:10 IST