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Civilian shot at, injured in Shopian


SRINAGAR: Suspected militants on Wednesday evening shot at and injured a civilian in Rakh-e-Chidren area of South Kashmir’s Shopian district.

An official told that the militants fired upon a civilian at Rakh-e-Chidren area, leaving him seriously wounded.

He added that the civilian identified as Farooq Ahmad Sheikh, son of Ghulam Nabi Sheikh of Rakh-e-Children, was shifted to hospital where his condition is stated to be stable.

Meanwhile, soon after the attack, the area has been cordoned off to nab the attackers—(KNO)


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