SRINAGAR: A 25-year-old youth was shot by terrorists in Redwani area of south Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Friday evening. He later succumbed during treatment.
Police said unidentified terrorists fired upon the youth, Mehrajuddin Bhat — an auto driver by profession — and critically injured him. Bhat was rushed to the primary health centre in Kulgam’s Qaimoh area with five bullet wounds in his arms and legs.
He was later referred to the government medical college and hospital in Anantnag for specialised treatment, where he succumbed later in the day. GMCH medical superintendent Dr Majeed Mehrab confirmed the death.
Soon after the attack, security forces launched a search operation to trace the perpetrators