Srinagar, Nov 5: Former Ikhwani (government gunman) Papa Kishtwari who was accused of murdering many civilians died at a hospital here, officials said on Thursday.

Official sources told that Ghulam Muhammad Lone alias Papa Kishtwari alias Mumma Lone died at police hospital Srinagar where he was taken from central jail today. “He was unwell for quite some time and was undergoing regular checks up.

Today he had a cardiac arrest and later died,” the official sources added.