Srinagar, July 27: In a first incident of its kind, a youth was shot dead in an act of “gang war” in NawaKadal area of Srinagar.
The youth identified as Mehran Ali Pathan was fired upon at around 11:30 a.m. at Bulbul Lanker area of NawaKadal, leaving him critically injured. He was shifted to SMHS hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.
A Police officer said that it was a “gang war” which broke out between two “groups”. During the fight Mehran was killed, he added. (With inputs from agencies)