Srinagar: A youth was shot dead by Hizbul
Mujahideen militants in Ganderbal district of Jammu and
Kashmir, a year after his militant brother surrendered before
Mohammad Latief Goghi (27) was shot dead last night by
four Hizbul Mujahideen militants inside his house at Akhal
village near here, a police spokesman said today.
The brother of the deceased youth Dilawar Goghi was a
Hizb militant who had surrendered before the police last year,
The assailants have been identified as Mushtaq Khan alias
"killer" of Urpash, Ghulam Nabi War alias "Janbaz" of
Hanyan-Kangan, Shabir Chopan of Akhal and Ayub Kallar of
Najwan, the spokesman said, adding a hunt has been launched to
The youth was apparently killed to avenge the surrender
of his brother, the spokesman said.