Srinagar: An armed forces personnel who was shot by unidentified gunmen in Bijbehara area of Anantnag, succumbed to his injuries on Friday afternoon.
Officials said that an unidentified gunmen shot at a Territorial Army personnel identified as Mohammed Saleem Akhoon, son of Ghulam Hassan Akhoon of Jablipora Bijbehara following which he was immediately shifted to SDH Bijbhhera in a critical condition. The injured TA man; however, succumbed to his injuries at GMC.
Medical Superintendent of GMC Anantnag, Dr Muhammad Iqbal Sofi told Kashmir News Observer that the injured was declared brought dead.
Earlier, Medical Superintendent SDH Bijbhhera, Dr MS Tulla said that the man has a critical head injury and was referred to GMC Anantnag for treatment.
Pertinently, the area has been cordoned off and a massive search operation has been launched in the area.