Kashmiri Pandit shot at by militants, dies in hospital

Suspected militants shot at and killed a Kashmiri Pandit in Chowdhary Gund village under Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district Saturday afternoon. The police said the victim was on his way to an orchard when militants fired at him.

Kashmiri Pandit shot
Kashmiri Pandit shot

The deceased has been identified as Puran Krishan Bhat. He was critically injured in the firing and lost his life during treatment in a hospital.

“Terrorists fired upon a civilian (minority) Puran Krishan Bhat while he was on way to orchard in Chowdhary Gund Shopian. He was immediately shifted to hospital for treatment where he succumbed. Area cordoned off. Search in progress,” the Jammu and Kashmir Police tweeted.

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