Jammu & Kashmir

Civilian shot at in south Kashmir, hospitalised

An armed forces personnel stands deployed in Kashmir. [FPK File Photo]

Bijbehara: A civilian was shot at and injured by unknown gunmen in Hassanpora area of Bijbehara hamlet in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district, officials said on Friday.

An official said that a civilian was injured after being shot in Hassanpora. He was shifted to Dub District Hospital (SDH) Bijbehara for treatment.

The injured civilian has been identified as Asif Ali Ganai, son of Ali Mohammad Ganai of Hassan Pora Tavela.

Meanwhile, the area has been cordoned off and searches are going on. (KNO)

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