Two civilians were killed after they were shot at by unidentified gunmen on Saturday evening in Bijbehra town of south Kashmir’s Anantnag district, police said, adding that they suspect the involvement of militants in the attack.
Police identified the deceased as Shahnawaz Ahmad Bhat and Sanjeed Ahmad Parray.
The victims were shifted to a local hospital where Parray was declared ‘brought dead’ and Bhat was referred to SKIMS, Srinagar but died en route.
“At about 2005 hours terrorists fired upon two persons in Jablipora Bijbehara Anantnag,” said a J&K Police statement.
According to police, 19-year-old Parray was a dental technician, while Bhat (35) was an autorickshaw driver.
News Source: INDIANEXPRESS