Jammu and Kashmir's Peoples' Conference worker and a close aide of party chairman Sajjad Lone, Ghulam Nabi Khwaja, succumbed to his injuries after he was shot by unidentified gunmen at Handwara in Kupwara District ofJammu and Kashmir on 12 October.
As per local reports, unidentified miscreants barged into his home in Kupwara and fired at him from a very close range.
He was rushed to a local hospital, from where he was referred to the Baramulla District Hospital. However, the doctors declared him brought dead.
As per reports, the victim, a class fourth employee in education department, received four bullets injuries.
Khoja was a worker of Peoples Conference which is led by separatist-turned-mainstream leader and Jammu and Kashmir Minister for Social Welfare Sajad Gani Lone.--With Agency inputs