Cable operator shot dead in Kashmir

Srinagar: A cable operator was shot by unidentified gunmen in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian town on Sunday evening and succumbed to his injuries on way to hospital, police said.

“Gunmen fired several shots at Hilal Ahmad Malik, a local TV cable service operator, outside the hospital in Shopian town today evening. He succumbed while being shifted to a Srinagar hospital,” a police officer said.

Earlier on Sunday, police found the bullet-riddled body of a local youth in Nagbal area of Shopian district.