3 civilians shot dead by militants in Baramulla

SRINAGAR: Three boys were gunned down by militants in Old Town of Baramulla district today, police said.

Senior police officials have rushed to the spot in north Kashmir following the attack.

Director General of Police S P Vaid confirmed that three boys were killed in the firing by militants in Old Town of Baramulla.

According to the police, the boys were on their way to Khanpora in Old Town when the militants fired nearly 15 rounds at them.

The deceased have been identified as Asif Ahmad Sheikh, Haseeb Ahmad Khan and Mohmmad Asgar, the police said. (AGENCIES)