Two civilians shot at in Kashmir’s Shopian

Soon after the incident a joint team of army and special operations group (SOG) of J&K police launched a cordon-and-search operation in the area to nab the assailants.  PTI file photo

Unidentified militants shot at and injured two civilians in south Kashmir’s restive Shopian district on Wednesday.
 
Reports said that the gunmen barged inside a chemist shop in Zainapora, Shopian, 52 km from here, at around 3 pm and fired upon Irfan Hameed and Muzafar Ahmad. Both of them suffered injuries and were shifted to district hospital Anantnag in critical condition.
 
Soon after the incident a joint team of army and special operations group (SOG) of J&K police launched a cordon-and-search operation in the area to nab the assailants. 
 
No militant organisation claimed responsibility for the attack till evening.

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