A non-local worker was shot dead by militants in south Kashmir’s Pulwama on Monday.
Preliminary reports suggested that the migrant worker was shot from a close range in Nowpora village of Pulwama district in south Kashmir.
The victim, identified as Mukesh Kumar of Uttar Pradesh’s Tumchi area, was shifted to a hospital but succumbed to his injuries.
The area was cordoned off and reinforcements were rushed to nab the attackers.
This is the second targeted attack in the past 24 hours. A police officer was shot at on Sunday afternoon in Srinagar.