Civilian killed by gunmen in Baramulla

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Srinagar, March 30 (IANS) 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.

–IANS

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