Militants kill National Conference worker in Srinagar

June 15th, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS  

Srinagar, June 15 (IANS) Militants Friday afternoon shot at and killed a prominent ruling National Conference (NC) worker here.

A senior police officer said militants fired pistol shots from a close range at Abdul Rahman Ganai, an NC worker who was returning home after offering Friday prayers in a local mosque at Natipora in uptown Srinagar.

“Ganai received two critical bullet injuries and succumbed while being shifted to hospital for treatment,” the officer said.

His body was shifted to police hospital later.

Senior police officers rushed to the spot. Police parties searched the area.

No group has yet claimed responsibility for the attack.

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