Anantnag, April 26: Today around 1420 hours some militants travelling in one car bearing registration no jk03b-1*4* fired at the SFs at lazibal crossing but the fire missed target and hit one civilian travelling in a Tata sumo vehicle . The bullet hit civilian later identified as Shakeeb Shabir son of Shabir ahmad Shah resident of Kharpora shopain.
Injured was evacuated to the hospital Anantnag. After giving treatment injured was reffered to SKIMS srinagar but he succumbed to his injuries enroute at bijbehara. Post mortem conducted at bijbehara and necessary medico legal formalities were completed.
At the site of incident 4 empty cartridges recovered . Alert about the car has been sounded.
Police has registered a case and started investigation.Police seek assistance from the public in terms of any information related to the incident for investigation.