Waris Shah

Srinagar: A man was killed in a scuffle in the Mattan area in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Tuesday evening, official sources said.

They told GNS that a scuffle broke out at Paibugh area during which a person reportedly part of a warring group was hit by a wooden log by the other party, resulting in his instant death.

“A police team soon after reached the spot to ascertain the facts”, they said.

When contacted, a police official told GNS that a man was hit by a person during a scuffle. “The person was evacuated to a hospital, where the doctors declared him as brought dead on arrival”, the official said.

The official identified the deceased as Faizan Nabi Bhat son of Ghulam Nabi Bhat a resident of Pehroo Anantnag, adding that a case is being registered in this matter for further investigations. (GNS)