Srinagar: Gunmen shot dead Advocate Babar Qardi in Hawal area of Srinagar on Thursday.

A senior Police officer has said that militants fired upon Babar Qadri from blank point killing him on the spot.

Medical Superintendent Dr Farooq Jan also confirmed Babar Qadri had received a bullet wound and was brought dead to hospital.

It is pertinent to mention that Babar Qadri has tweeted few days back he had apprehension of life threat and had alleged a persone in his tweets.