In Jammu & Kashmir, a 30-year-old former policeman turned political worker was critically injured after unknown gunmen fired upon him in Allochibagh area of Srinagar city late evening today.
Security sources told AIR that gunmen fired upon Zubair Majeed Parray from point blank range at his crockery shop. He has been shifted to Srinagar hospital sustaining grievous injuries.
Parray is reported to be associated with BJP and had reportedly participated in the election campaign in 2014 assembly polls. Meanwhile, police have launched manhunt to nab the attackers. No militant outfit has claimed responsibility for the attack. BJP has also not issued any statement of denial or owning the worker.