House of PDP worker killed last night set ablaze in Shopian

The house of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) worker Muhammad Ramzan who was killed last night by militants was set ablaze by youth today in Shopian district of south Kashmir.

Reports said that youth set the house on fire after Showkat Falahi, a Hizb militant killed in scuffle last night, was laid to rest at his ancestral graveyard in Tranz area of the district.

Three militants, including Falahi, fired upon Ramzan at his home in Homun village of Nagbal last night around 8 pm, DG SP Vaid said yesterday.

He said that Falahi was killed in a scuffle.

Earlier, Falahi was laid to rest amid pro-Islam slogans in Tranz.