SRINAGAR: A 30-year-old man was injured after fired upon by unknown gunmen in Allochi Bagh area here on Sunday evening.
A local news agency GNS quoted official sources as saying that the gunmen fired upon Zubair Majeed Parray (30) son of Abdul Majeed Parray at around 8:35 pm.
Zubair was shot from close range at his crockery shop at Allochi Bagh, they said, adding that he was shifted to SMHS hospital in serious conditions.
Sources said that Parray had left police training mid-way some years back and never joined again.
They said Parray was associated with BJP and had participated in the election campaign in 2014 assembly polls.
SSP Srinagar Imtiaz Ismail Parray when contacted confirmed the incident and said they have launched a hunt to nab the assailants.
He said that Parray was a former policeman.