A civilian who was shot by terrorists in Srinagar has succumbed to bullet injuries. The incident took place outside a shop in the Bohri Kadal area in downtown Srinagar on Monday evening.
Identified as one Mohd Ibrahim Khan, the victim was a salesman from Bandipora. He was brought to the Shri Maharaja Hari Singh hospital in Srinagar with a bullet in his abdomen and succumbed during treatment.
In a statement issued on Monday, Srinagar Police said the force received information about a “terror crime incident” in the Bohri Kadal area around 8:10 pm. Senior police officials rushed to the spot and discovered that a civilian had been shot.
This is the second attack by terrorists in Srinagar in the past 24 hours . A police constable was shot dead in the Batamaloo area of the city on sunday evening .
National conference leader Omar Abdullah condemned the killing if the civilian .
” The dastardly killing of Ibrahim is reprehensible & I unreserbly condemn it . Unfortunately Ibrahim is the latest in a series of targeted killings in the valley , especially Srinagar , may Allah grant his place in Jannat , he tweeted “.