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Hurriyat activist shot dead by gunmen in Jammu and Kashmir’s Sopore

Hakeem U Rahman was shot near his house at Bomai Sopore in Jammu and Kashmir.

india Updated: Sep 08, 2018 13:45 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times, Srinagar
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The civilian was shot dead near his house in Bomai Sopore. (AP File/Representative image)

A Hurriyat activist was shot dead by gunmen in Jammu and Kashmir’s Sopore on Saturday, hospital officials said.

Hakeem Rahman was shot from close range near his house at Bomai area.

“He was immediately shifted to a hospital where doctors declared him dead on arrival,” a police official was quoted as saying by news agency IANS.  

The activist was affiliated with the group led by Syed Ali Geelani and had been recently released from jail.

First Published: Sep 08, 2018 13:22 IST