Jammu and Kashmir: Ex-army personnel critically injured after being shot at by terrorists in Pulwama

Written By: Ieshan Bashir Wani WION
Srinagar Updated: Jan 28, 2019, 09:16 PM(IST)

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Police have registered a case and an investigation is underway.

Terrorists attacked a civilian by opening fire at him in volatile Tral area in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Monday.

Jammu and Kashmir police said that a civilian, who they identified as Tariq Ahmad Wani, was fired near a local bank and was injured. 

Sources told WION, Tariq who was ex-army personnel has been rushed to Srinagar hospital for treatment after the attack. He was a resident of Reshipora.

Soon after the attack, security forces launched a manhunt to nab the terrorists in the area. 

Tral area in south Kashmir is among the top terror hot bead, with a number of local recruits. 

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