For­mer mil­i­tant killed for giv­ing land for cell phone tower

Asian Journal - - Asia -

Sri­na­gar: Sep­a­ratist guer­ril­las on Tues­day shot dead a for­mer mil­i­tant, who rented land for a mo­bile phone tower in a vil­lage in Jammu and Kash­mir’s Bara­mulla dis­trict, po­lice said. The as­sailants stormed into the home of Ghu­lam Has­san Dar in Dooru vil­lage near So­pore town on Tues­day evening and gunned him down, a se­nior po­lice of­fi­cer told IANS. “Mil­i­tants fired at Dar from close range. He died on the spot,” the of­fi­cer said. Dar had rented land to a mo­bile phone com­pany for a tower.

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