September 2020 News

Block Development Council Employee Shot Dead By Militants

28 September 2020
India Today
Ahraf Wani

Srinagar: A youth was shot dead by militants in Nildoora village in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district on Monday. Police identified the injured as Sabzar Ahmad Naikoo, a resident of Nildoora. According to reports, Naikoo is an employee of the Block Development Council (BDC). 'Militants fired at Sabzar Ahmad Naikoo in his native village at Nildoora in Shopian, injuring him critically,' a police official said. He said Naikoo was referred to a hospital in Srinagar for treatment but was declared dead on arrival. This is the third killing by militants in less than a week. A Block Development Council member was shot dead in Budgam district last Wednesday, and an advocate was killed in Hawal area of the city on Thursday.