Srinagar: A Power Development Department(PDD) employee, who was shot at and critically wounded by militants in the Batamaloo area of Srinagar Saturday night, succumbed in the hospital, official sources said this morning.
They said militants fired upon a Power Development Department (PDD) employee Mohammad Shafi Dar at Sheikh Dawood Colony, Batamaloo last night. However, he was immediately rushed to SMHS hospital where he succumbed in the wee hours today.
Earlier, a civilian Abdul Majeed Guru son of Abdul Rehman, a resident of Chattabal was shot dead by militants at the Karan Nagar area in the city.
Though security forces conducted search operations at both places, no one was detained.
Meanwhile, police have filed cases and started investigations.