Man shot at in south Kashmir's Shopian, hospitalized

The whole area has been cordoned off to nab the attackers, said the report.
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Srinagar, September 22: A man was shot at in Chitragam Kalan area of south Kashmir's Shopian district on Wednesday evening.

Quoting a senior police officer, news agency GNS reported that the man has been shifted to a nearby hospital for treatment.

As per initial reports the injured man has been identified as Zameer Ahmad, son of Abdul Hameed Lone and is said to be a shopkeeper by profession.

The whole area has been cordoned off to nab the attackers, said the report.

Police Press Release:

”Today at about 2145hrs Shopian Police received information about a terror crime incident in at Chitragam Kalan area of Shopian where terrorists had fired up on a civilian. Senior Police officers reached at the terror crime spot.

Preliminary investigation revealed that terrorists had fired upon a civilian identified as Jeever Hameed Bhat (shopkeeper by profession) son of Ab Hameed Bhat resident of Chitragam Shopian. In this terror incident, he received gunshot injuries in his leg. He has been evacuated to nearby hospital for treatment where his condition is said to be stable.

Police have registered a case in this regard under relevant sections of law.

Investigation is in progress and officers continue to work to establish the full circumstances of this terror crime. Area has been cordoned and search in the area is going on.”

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