Srinagar: A TV artist was killed while her 10-year-old nephew was injured when militants fired upon them in Hushroo area of Chadoora in Central Kashmir’s Budgam district on Wednesday.
A top police officer told GNS that militants fired upon the artist (playing role in TV dramas), Amreen Bhat daughter of Khazir Mohammad, and her 10-year-old nephew at their home at around 1955 hours.
Both of them were immediately removed to Chadoora hospital wherefrom Amreen was shifted to SMHS hospital, the officer said.
However Amreen succumbed to critical injuries on way to SMHS hospital and was brought dead by the doctors who attended upon her. “She was brought dead,” Medical Superintendent of SMHS hospital, Dr. Kanwaljeet Singh said.
Sources said that Farhan, the nephew of the artists, with bullet injury in arm is admitted in Chadoora hospital and his condition is stated to be stable.
Meanwhile entire area has been cordoned off to nab the attackers, they said.