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Civilian shot dead in Shopian, Police says he was ‘killed in crossfire’

Armed forces personnel stand near military Op site in Pulwama. [FPK File Photo/ Qayoom Khan]

Shopian: A civilian was shot dead in Turkwagam area of South Kashmir’s Shopian district on Sunday.

As per reports, Shoib Ahmad Ganie son of Ghulam Mohammad of Turkwangam Shopian was shot and then referred to District Hospital, Pulwama for treatment where he succumbed to injuries.

As per the police he was injured in crossing firing amid a ‘chance’ gunfight between militants and a joint team of police and CRPF.

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