Youth shot at in Tral, hospitalised


A 24-year old youth was injured after shot at by unknown gunmen at Midoora village of Tral in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Thursday late evening.

Reports said that Muzaffar Ahmad Hajam son of Mohammad Amin Hajam of Midoora, Tral was fired upon by masked gunmen outside his maternal home at Hajam Mohalla at Tral town.

A police officer told news agency GNS that Muzaffar was immediately rushed to a nearby hospital where doctors referred him to Srinagar hospital in critical conditions.

Muzaffar according to sources has received two bullet wounds, one in a chest and another in the thigh. “Muzaffar is running a saloon shop at Tral”.

Soon after the incident a joint team of army and SOG launched a cordon-and-search operation in the area to nab the assailants. (GNS)


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