ANANTNAG — A 35-year-old man, auto driver by profession, who was injured after being fired upon by unknown gunmen at Jablipora area of Bijbhera in South Kashmir’s Anantnag district, has succumbed to the wounds, taking the toll to two.
Earlier, a 19-year-old youth was killed in the attack which took place around 8 p.m. on saturday.
A senior police officer said that unknown gunmen fired upon the duo, leaving them injured.
He said that both were shifted to nearby sub-district hospital where one of them Sanjeed Ahmad Parrey (19), dental technician by profession, son of Abdul Azeem Parrey was declared dead on arrival while Shahnawaz Ahmad Bhat son of Ghulam Qadir Bhat was shifted to GMC Anantnag where he succumbed to the injuries later.
Meanwhile, the officer said that whole area has been cordoned off to nab the attackers. (GNS)