Srinagar: Militants, fired upon two non-locals in Nowgam area of Central Kashmir’s Srinagar district on Friday evening.
A top police officer told GNS that two non-local labourers –Najamul Islam (21) and Anikul Islam (28), both residents of West Bengal, were fired upon by militants this evening near Suthsoo Kalan Nowgam, leaving them injured.
Both have been shifted to SMHS hospital for treatment. They said Najamul has injury in neck while Anikul Islam has head injury. Condition of both of them was stated to be stable when this report was filed late in the evening.
Meanwhile, police said whole area has been cordoned off to nab the attackers. “(Militants) fired upon two outside labourers in Nowgam area, outskirts of Srinagar City. Both of them have been shifted to hospital. Area cordoned off, search going on,” police said in a tweet.
Later in a statement, Police said that a case has been registered under relevant sections of law. “Investigation is in progress and officers continue to work to establish the full circumstances of this crime. Area has been cordoned and search in the area is going on.”