Territorial army personnel, who was shot at by unidentified gunmen in Bijbehara area of Anantnag, succumbed to his injuries on Friday afternoon.
Police officials told a local news agency, Kashmir News Observer (KNO), that unidentified gunmen shot at a TA man identified as Mohammed Saleem Akhoon, son of Ghulam Hassan Akhoon of Jablipora Bijbehara, following which he was immediately shifted to SDH Bijbhhera in a critical condition.
Akhoon, however, succumbed to his injuries at the GMC.
Medical Superintendent of GMC Anantnag, Dr. Muhammad Iqbal Sofi told KNO that the injured was declared brought dead.
Medical Superintendent SDH Bijbhhera, Dr MS Tulla said that the man had a critical head injury and was referred to GMC Anantnag for treatment.
The area has been cordoned off and a massive search operation has been launched to nab the attackers. (KNO)