In the second incident of its kind, unknown gunmen suspected to be militants, fired upon a civilian in Srinagar’s Batamaloo on Saturday.
A senior police officer said that militants fired upon a Mohd Shafi Dar, a resident of Shiekh Dawood Colony.
45-year-old Dar received bullet wounds in the abdomen, he said.
He has been shifted to Shri Maharaja Hari Singh Hospital in Nawab Bazar for treatment, where his condition is said to be critical.
Pertinently, a civilian was shot dead in the Karan Nagar area of Srinagar earlier in the day.