Srinagar, Mar 15 : Unidentified gunmen shot and wounded a National Conference (NC) worker in south Kashmir district of Anantnag on Thursday.
Confirming the incident, NC Vice President Omar Abdullah said that his party’s Block President of Bijbehara was wounded.
Official sources said that unidentified gunmen fired at NC block president of Bijbehara, Mohammad Ismail Wani, in south Kashmir on Thursday evening. “The injured was rushed to a nearby hospital from where he was referred to Srinagar in a critical condition,” they said.
They said security forces have been rushed to the area and a search operation has been launched to nab the attackers.
Taking to micro-blogging site twitter, Mr Abdullah, who is the former chief minister of J&K, said, “My @JKNC_ colleague Mohd Ismail Wani, block President Bijbehara block in South Kashmir of has been shot & injured. He has been referred to Srinagar. Praying for his recovery.”UNI