Gunmen barge into chemist’s shop, open fire at two youths

Gunmen barge into chemist’s shop, open fire at two youths

SHOPIAN: Two days after parliamentary elections concluded in Shopian, two youths were shot at by unknown gunmen in Zainpora village of the district. Witnesses said that at about 3pm on Wednesday, unknown gunmen barged into a chemist’s shop outside Zainpora hospital and shot them.
The two persons were identified by locals as Muzaffar Ahmad and Irfan Ahmad. Locals said that soon after the attack, both of them were shifted to a nearby hospital from where they were shifted to district hospital Anantnag for advanced treatment. They said that both the persons sustained critical injuries but their condition is stated to be stable.
A police officer confirmed the attack said that a case in this regard had been registered and investigation taken up.
Soon after the attack, a joint team of government forces cordoned the area and conducted searches to nab the assailants.