Suspected militants shot at and critically injured a shopkeeper in Kakapora area of Pulwama district on Friday evening.
Deputy inspector general of police (south Kashmir range) Amit Kumar told Greater Kashmir, "Militants fired at Manzoor Ahmed Pandit in Kakapora market from a close range. He was shifted to district hospital Pulwama, where doctors referred him to Srinagar. A case has been registered and investigations taken up."
A doctor at the DH Pulwama said that Pandit was brought to the hospital in a very critical condition. He has been hit by three bullets, two in his leg and one in the chest.