Srinagar, Jul 9 : A man was shot at and critically wounded by unidentified gunmen in Pampore area of Pulwama district in south Kashmir, official sources said on Tuesday.
They said a group of gunmen entered the house of one Mohammad Rafiq Rather at Chandhara, Pampore, Pulwama last night. Before his family could do anything, gunmen fired upon the 45-year-old Rather from very close range with automatic weapons.
The gunmen escaped under the cover of darkness before security forces and police could reach the spot, they said, adding that the injured was immediately rushed to a local hospital from where he was referred to Srinagar for specialised treatment. A case has been registered and investigations initiated.(UNI)