Civilian killed by gunmen in south Kashmir’s Anantnag

SRINAGAR: A civilian was killed by unidentified gunmen in south Kashmir district of Anantnag, an official said here on Thursday.

He said unidentified gunmen barged into the residence of one Mohammad Saleem Dar in Larkipora of  Anantnag at around 2105 hrs on Thursday and fired at Dar, injuring him critically. The injured was immediately taken to a hospital, where he succumbed.  ”The gunmen managed to escape from the spot under the cover of darkness,” he said, adding that security forces were rushed and a search operation was launched to nab the attackers. (AGENCIES)