Unidentified gunmen Tuesday shot dead Tehreek-e-Hurriyat leader in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district.
Source said Mir Hafizullah, a top leader of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat led by Syed Ali Geelani, was fired upon bu unidentified gunmen at his residence at Budooda in Achabal area of Anantnagthis morning.
They said that Mir was shifted to Anantnag hospital where doctore declared him brought dead.
Reports said his wife also sustained injuries and she was be treated at a nearby hospital.
Police said they have registered a case and started investigation into the incident.
Mir, reports said, spearheaded the agitation in south Kashmir in 2016.