Srinagar, Nov 3: Police on Saturday said that a “mentally unsound” man was shot dead by the army near the fence of an army camp in south Kashmir’s Shopian district.
A police official said that a mentally challenged man tried to walk into the army camp of 34 RR stationed at Pahnoo village of the district around 3 AM. “The sentry manning a bunker fired some warning shots in air but the man did not stop. He then fired some shots upon him, killing him on the spot,” he added.
The official identified the deceased as Rayees Ahmad Wani, resident of Begam Kulgam.