Suspected militants on Monday evening shot dead a 39-year-old man at Babagund area of Handwara in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district.
Reports said that the unknown gunmen fired upon Abdul Majeed Shah (39) son of Ghulam Hassan Shah outside his home, leaving him injured critically.
Shah was immediately rushed to a nearby hospital, however, he succumbed on the way. According to sources, Shah was a fruit merchant by profession.
Soon after the incident, forces have launched a hunt to nab the assailants.