Woman believed to be wife of slain Al-Badr militant Zeenat ul Islam shot dead in J&K's Shopian; video of killing goes viral

In the 10-second video clip, the woman can be seen pleading for mercy with folded hands but a man shoots her twice from point-blank range, The Jammu and Kashmir police said.

FP Staff February 01, 2019 12:50:43 IST
Woman believed to be wife of slain Al-Badr militant Zeenat ul Islam shot dead in J&K's Shopian; video of killing goes viral
  • A video of a young woman being shot dead at point-blank range surfaced on social media in Jammu and Kashmir, police said on Friday.

  • In the 10-second video clip, the woman can be seen pleading for mercy with folded hands but a man shoots her twice from point-blank range.

  • A letter found along with the body of the woman blamed her for working with security forces. No group has claimed responsibility for the attack.

Srinagar: A woman believed to be the wife of slain Al-Badr commander Zeenat ul Islam has been killed in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district. A video of the young woman being shot dead at point-blank range was widely shared on social media in the state on Friday.

In the 10-second clip, the woman can be seen pleading for mercy with folded hands, but a man shoots her twice from point-blank range, the police said, adding that they had taken cognisance of the video and were looking into it.

The Hindustan Times quoted a senior police officer as saying that Ishrat Muneer — 25-year-old a resident of Dangerpora village in Pulwama — was the wife of Al-Badr commander Zeenat ul Islam, who was killed in an encounter last month.

A letter found with her body accused her of working with security forces. No group has claimed responsibility for the attack yet.

With inputs from PTI

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