Civilian killed by terrorists firing at police check point
April 26, 2018  20:03
A Shopian resident was killed today in firing by terrorists on a security forces check point in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir, the police said.

The police and Central Reserve Police Force had established a check point at Lazibal in Anantnag on a tip-off about movement of terrorists through the area, a police official said.

He said the security forces signaled a private car to stop for checking but the terrorists on board opened fire, hitting a civilian.

The civilian, identified as Shakeeb Shabir of Shopian, suffered a crtical bullet injury in the chest, the official said.

He said the 25-year-old man succumbed to injuries while being rushed to a hospital in Srinagar for treatment.

An alert has been issued across south Kashmir to track down the terrorists, he added.  -- PTI

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