Srinagar, Apr 30: Three persons were shot dead by unknown gunmen at Kakar Hamam area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Monday evening.
Official sources said that the gunmen fired upon the three persons near Iqbal Market Khanpora.
In the incident, the trio sustained serious bullet wounds and died instantly on the spot.
A police officer when contacted said that they are verifying the details.
“Yes we have recovered three bullet riddled bodies and their identities are being ascertained,” the officer said.
He said that further investigations into the incident has been launched as to why the trio have been killed.
The officer, meanwhile said that soon after the attack government forces have launched a cordon-and-search operation to trace out the attackers.
The trio were identified as Asif Ahmad Sheikh, Haseeb Ahmad Khan and Mohmmad Asgar all residents of Kakar Hamam old town Baramulla.