Srinagar, October 22: Unidentified gunmen today evening shot dead a non-local vendor in Arwani area of Anantnag district.
A police official told news agency GNS that the gunmen fired upon one Shakir Ahmad, a resident of Uttar Pradesh, at Arwani in Anantnag district. He said the slain was critically injured and died enroute hospital.
The official said that the slain was working in Kashmir since last many years and was presently selling snacks. Government forces have been rushed to the attack spot to ascertain further details, the official added.
Director General of Police, Dr SP Vaid while confirming the incident told GNS that they have started investigation into the matter. (GNS)