A Hurriyat activist was shot dead after an unknown gunman fired at him in Bombai area of Sopore town of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Saturday.
Reports said that the gunmen fired upon the Hurriyat activist namely Hakeem ur Rehman Sultani in Bomai area of Sopore outskirts.
In the incident Hakeem suffered serious head injuries and was taken to nearby hospital where doctors declared him brought dead, they said.
They added that Hakeem was affiliated with Hurriyat (G) led by Syed Ali Geelani and was recently released from jail.
A senior police officer also confirmed the incident and said that the police has reached the spot and launched searches to nab the attackers.