An activist of the ruling National Conference was shot dead by unidentified militants in the uptown Batmallo locality of Srinagar on Saturday morning.
A senior police officer said militants fired at Bashir Ahmad Bhat, near his home at Batmallo from a close range. "Bhat was immediately
The officer also said that Bhat's father Mohammad Jamal, also an NC worker, had been killed by militants five years ago.
No group has yet claimed responsibility for the killing. Security forces immediately rushed to the spot.