Civilian shot dead in terror attack in Bijbehara


Srinagar, Apr 17: A non-local civilian was shot dead by unknown militants in Bijbehara area of South Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Wednesday evening, officials said.

An official said that a civilian, hailing from Bihar, identified as Raja Shah, son of Shankar Shah, presently living at Jablipora, Bilal Colony was attacked and fired upon by the terrorists in Bijbehara.

The official said that the civilian received bullet injuries in neck and abdomen, leaving him in a pool of blood. He was immediately taken to the hospital where he was declared dead.

Meanwhile, the area had been cordoned off to nab the attackers.(Agencies)