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Hizbul ex-commander's brother killed

May 14, 2005 12:48 IST

Militants on Saturday shot dead Abdul Gani Bhat, brother of former top Hizbul Mujahideen commander Zaffar Abdul Fateh, outside his residence in Bagh-e-Mehtab area in the outskirts of the city, a senior police official said.

Bhat was shot at and grieviously injured by militants at around 1030 hours while he was taking a stroll outside his house, DIG Srinagar range H K Lohia told PTI.

He said Bhat succumbed to injuries while he was being shifted to a hospital.

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