SRINAGAR — A 25-year-old youth who was shot at by unknown gunmen on Sunday at Old Town area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district succumbed at SMHS hospital on Monday morning.

Reports reaching here said that the gunmen had fired upon Sameer Ahmad Ahanger (25) at Old Town last evening and was shifted to district hospital Baramulla in critical condition where from he was referred to SMHS hospital for specialised treatment.

A senior Police officer also confirmed that the youth succumbed to his injury after being fired upon in abdomen and leg last night.

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“Police has also taken cognizance of the incident and further investigations have been taken up,” the officer said.

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