Civilian shot at, hospitalised in Bijbehara

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

Bijbehara: A civilian was shot at and injured by unknown gunmen in Marhama area of Bijbehara in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Monday evening.

An official said that militants fired upon a civilian identified as Aqib Ahmad Dar, son of Mohd Ismail Dar of Jafer Pora Marhama.

He said that Aqib, who is running a readymade shop in the locality, was shifted to SDH Bijbehara from where he has been referred to GMC Anantnag.

Meanwhile, the area has been cordoned off and searches launched in the area. (KNO)

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