Srinagar: A civilian was injured in a suspected militant attack in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag district, officials said.
Police blamed militants for the attack.
They said the militants shot at Asif Ganai, son of a late Police Head Constable Ali Mohammad Ganai, outside a mosque in Hasanpora area of Bijbehara Anantnag.
Head constable Ali Mohammad was shot dead by militants last year on January 30 near his residence in Hasanpora.
“Terrorists fired upon & injured one Asif Ganai son of Martyr Head Constable Ali Mohd Ganai, outside mosque in Hasanpora area of Bijbehara Anantnag. He was immediately shifted to hospital for treatment,” a police statement said.
Soon after the incident, the whole area was cordoned off to nab the attackers.