Srinagar: Unidentified gunmen fired at a civilian at Bohri Kadal area of downtown Srinagar leaving him seriously wounded, officials said Monday.
They said that unidentified gunmen fired at a salesman Muhammad Ibrahim, 27, a resident of Ashtangu Ghat, area of northern district of Bandipora.
Medical Superintendent SMHS hospital Dr Kanwaljeet Singh said that a youth was brought to hospital with two bullet injuries in his abdomen.
The police has said that Ibrahim had sustained critical gunshot injuries and was immediately shifted to nearby hospital for the treatment where he succumbed to his injuries.
“Police has registered a case in this regard under relevant sections of law. Investigation is in progress and officers continue to work to establish the circumstances which lead to this terror crime,” the police said.
As per the police, the area has been cordoned off and search is going on.
(With inputs from KNO)