Suspected militants shot dead a soldier in Shurat area of South Kashmir’s Kulgam district.
Official sources said that soldier Mukhtiyar Ahmed had arrived home on leave where suspected militants killed him. “They fired upon him. He was critically injured and taken to hospital where doctors declared him brought dead,” the official said.
Mukhtiyar according to sources was a former government gunman and was presently posted at Territorial Army. (CNS)