Awantipora: As a military operation against militants is underway in south Kashmir’s Aganhanzipora area of Awantipora, police said that the militants who shot dead a social media artist in central Kasmir’s Chadoora are trapped in the operation.
The operation against militants was launched after a joint team of armed forces perosnnel launched cordon and search operation in the area following input about the presence of militants.
The artist Ambreen was shot dead and her 10-year-old nephew injured by militants in Hishroo area of Chadoora in Central Kashmir’s Budgam district, police said.
After the duo was shot, both of them were immediately removed to Chadoora hospital wherefrom Ambreeem was shifted to SMHS hospital, an official said.
However, Ambreen succumbed to critical injuries on way to SMHS hospital and was brought dead by the doctors who attended to her. “She was brought dead,” Medical Superintendent of SMHS hospital, Dr. Kanwaljeet Singh said.
Sources said that Farhan, the nephew of the artist, with a bullet injury in his arm is admitted to Chadoora hospital and his condition is stated to be stable.
Earlier, IGP Kashmir had said that the LeT militants were behind the killing of the artist.