Gunmen shot at and critically wounded a youth in Shopian

Newspoint Bureau

Srinagar, April 16

Unidentified gunmen kidnap and later shot at and critically wounded a youth in south Kashmir district of Shopian late Sunday night, a police spokesman said.

He said gunmen abducted a young man Kifayat Bashir Mir, son of Bashir Ahmad Mir at Moolu Chitragam, Shopain late last night. Later gunmen fired upon him from a close range, leaving his critically wounded, he said.

The injured was immediately shifted to hospital, where his condition is stated to be critical.

Police has registered a case FIR No. 109/2018 under section 307 RPC, 7/27 Arms Act and started investigation into the matter.

Police seeks cooperation of the general public in the investigation of the instant case, he said.

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