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Man shot dead in Old City, police say militants killed him

A man was shot dead by suspected militants in Nawakadal locality of Srinagar city in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday, police said.

“At about 5:55 pm, militants fired at & critically injured a civilian, namely Rouf Ahmad, near his residence in Nawakadal area of Srinagar,” a police official said.

He said the injured person was shifted to SMHS hospital here, where he succumbed to the injuries.

The area has been cordoned off and a hunt launched to nab the attackers, the official said.

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