Kashmiri pandit shot dead in Shopian

SRINAGAR — A Kashmiri pandit was shot dead by suspected militants at Chowdari Gund village in Shopian district of South Kashmir on Saturday.

Reports said, the Kashmiri pandit identified as Pooran Krishan Bhat, son of Dwarka Nath Bhat of Chowdari Gund was fired upon and injured by suspected militants while he was on way to orchard at his native village.

They said, he was shifted to nearby hospital for treatment, however he succumbed to his injuries.

Meanwhile, government forces have cordoned off entire area to nab the attackers. — (KIMS)