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Shopian gunfights aftermath: Civilian death toll mounts to four

Srinagar: Another civilian identified as Iqbal Bhat, of Khasipora Shopian succumbed to injuries after he had received a bullet in his abdomen, taking the civilian death toll to four.

Earlier, Mehraj-ud-din Bhat of Kachdoora village had died in forces’ firing.

According to reports Bhat had received a critical bullet wounds as the forces left from Kachdoora after the gunfight ended. He was taken to the sub-district hospital of Shopian from where he was taken to Pulwama district hospital.

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