Militant hospitalized with critical bullet injury

A militant affiliated with Lashker-e-Toiba/TRF was hospitalized after locals found him in an injured condition in his native Hermain village of south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Sunday.

militant identified as Sahil Bashir Lone of Hermain was found in critical condition in Hermain. Some locals who saw him took him to district hospital, they said. It was not immediately known how Sahil suffered injuries.

Sahil is a category-C militant and had joined militant ranks on October 12 this year. “He was in our list. He is critical,” the officer added.