Srinagar: A former militant sustained critical injuries after he was shot at by unknown gunmen at Main Town Tral in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Wednesday evening.
Official sources said that the former militant identified asAijaz Ahmad Shah son of Ali Mohammad, a resident of Tral received bullet wounds in abdomen after he was fired upon by the gunmen at around 6 pm in the main town.
Shah was immediately shifted to nearby hospital where from he was referred to Srinagar for specialized treatment, they said. However, doctors have termed his condition as critical.
A senior police officer while confirming the incident said that the area has been cordoned off and searches have been initiated to nab the assailants.