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Former Army Gardner shot dead in South Kashmir
jkupdate.com | 13-Mar-2019 04:57 PM
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  • The unidentified gunmen on Wednesday shot dead a former Army Gardner at Pinglina village of Pulwama.




PULWAMA: The unidentified gunmen on Wednesday shot dead a former Army Gardner at Pinglina village of Pulwama.

Initial reports said that the former Army gardener identified as Ashiq Ahmad resident of Pinglina Pulwama was fired upon by unidentified persons, resulting in on spot death. It added that the slain had left the job in army before some months.

Reports said that the Ashiq Hussain (His Actual name is Sajad and Nick name is Ashiq) was shot at by the masked gunmen. The horrific incident took place on Wednesday afternoon outside his house at Naik Mohalla in Pingleena village.

A police officer confirmed that the incident took place. He said that Ashiq Hussain was rushed to the hospital immediately. However, he was declared brought dead on arrival.

Soon after the incident a joint team of army and Special Operations Group (SOG) launched a cordon-and-search operation in the area to nab the killers.

Further details awaited.

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