Woman shot dead by unknown gunmen in Pulwama

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Srinagar, Aug 17: Unknown gunmen on Friday shot dead a 38-year-old woman in Drabgam village of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district.
Reports said that some unknown persons opened fire on the woman, Shameema, wife of Ali Mohd Bhat near the home of her parents at Drabgam village Friday afternoon.
Shameema (38), a resident of Koil village, was visiting her parents when she was shot, leaving her injured.
A police officer in a statement also confirmed the incident and said that the woman was immediately shifted to a nearby hospital. However, she succumbed on the way.
“Two militants belonging to HM outfit are responsible for the killing,” the officer said.
Soon after the incident, a hunt was launched to nab the assailants, he said.
“A case under relevant sections of law has been lodged,” the officer said. (GNS)