Ex-militant killed by guerrillas in Kashmir

A former militant of the Hizbul Mujahideen outfit was killed by separatist guerrillas in Jammu and Kashmir`s Shopian district on Saturday evening.

Srinagar: A former militant of the Hizbul Mujahideen outfit was killed by separatist guerrillas in Jammu and Kashmir`s Shopian district on Saturday evening, police said on Sunday.

Shabir Ahmad Mir, the 33-year-old former militant, was shot at inside his home in Ramnagri village, a senior police officer told a news agency.

He was taken to a hospital, but succumbed to his injuries en route.

Sources said Mir had surrendered before security forces some years back and had been living a normal life in his village.

No guerrilla group claimed responsibility for the attack.

IANS

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