Youth shot dead in Srinagar

A youth was shot dead by gunmen in Nawa Kadal area of downtown Srinagar.

Meeran Ali Pathan, a resident of Safa Kadal locaity was shot at 11:30 am in Bulbul Lanker area, leaving him critically wounded. He was rushed to SMHS hospital where he succumbed.

The slain youth was a bodybuilder and a social media influencer. Quoting the police officer, reported that Pathan was killed in a ‘gang war’ between two rival groups.