‘Man shot by militants in J&K’

A 45-year-old man was injured after being allegedly shot at by unidentified militants in Sopore town of north Kashmir.

Updated: Mar 12, 2012, 15:14 PM IST

Srinagar: A 45-year-old man was injured after
being allegedly shot at by unidentified militants in Sopore
town of north Kashmir`s Baramulla district, police said on Monday.

The incident took place last night when Ghulam Hassan
Chechak was shot at from close range by the militants at his
residence in Arampora village of Sopore, 52 kms from here,
they said.

The victim was rushed to hospital in a critical condition,
police said.

This is third shooting incident in the Valley in as many
days.

A police official was injured when militants fired at him
on Friday in Saraibala area of the city while a sarpanch was
injured after being shot at in Dadsara area of Pulwama
district the following day, they said.

PTI