Srinagar: Unidentified gunmen struck yet again on Saturday killing a student in Srinagar, official sources said.
Earlier, gunmen shot dead a Hurriyat Conference (HC) activist in Sopore in Baramulla district today.
Sources said gunmen fired upon a youth from very close range at Naseem Bagh Hazratbal in Srinagar this afternoon. The injured was rushed to hospital where he was declared brought dead.
As per the Identity Card (ID) recovered from the slain youth he was identified as Ishfaq Ahmad, Student of Islamic University of Science and Technology (IUST).
This was the second killing by gunmen in Kashmir on Saturday. A HC activist Rehman Sultani was killed by gunmen at Bomai in Sopore.