Srinagar: A Hurriyat (G) leader was shot dead after fired upon by unknown gunmen in Achabal area of south Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Tuesday.
A local news agency GNS reported that unidentified gunmen barged inside the residence of Tehreek I Hurriyat district president, Hafiz Ullah Mir at Budhra area of Achabal and fired upon him.
In the incident, Hafiz Ullah was injured and has been taken to district hospital Anantnag.
However, Hafiz Ullah was declared brought dead on arrival.
Medical Superintendent district hospital Anantnag, Dr Abdul Majeed Mehrab also confirmed the death of Hafiz Ullah Mir.
Mir, according to reports was affiliated with Hurriyat (G) led by Syed Ali Geelani.