Bijbehara attack; 35-year-old auto rickshaw driver succumbs, toll 2


Straight Line News Network

Jammu, May 29: Two civilians including a 20-year-old youth and a 35-year-old man, an auto driver by profession were killed after the unknown gunmen fired upon them in Jablipora area of Bijbehara of Anantnag district on Saturday evening.

The autorickshaw driver who was injured in firing by terrorists in Jablipora area of Bijbhera in South Kashmir’s Anantnag district, has succumbed to the wounds, taking the fatality count in the attack to two.

An official said that two civilians were injured after they were fired upon by terrorists in Jablipora area. A senior police officer told a news agency that unknown gunmen fired upon the duo, leaving them injured. They were shifted to nearby sub-district hospital where one of them Sanjeed Ahmad Parrey (19), dental technician, son of Abdul Azeem Parrey was declared dead on arrival while Shahnawaz Ahmad Bhat (auto driver) son of Ghulam Qadir Bhat was shifted to GMC Anantnag where he succumbed to the injuries later.

Meanwhile, the official said that the area has been cordoned off to nab the attackers. (Agencies)



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