3 militants shot

Punjab trader killed in Valley

ANANTNAG: A Punjab-based apple trader was killed and another injured in a militant attack in Shopian district this evening.

Punjab trader killed in Valley

A solider takes position near an encounter site at Bijibehara in South Kashmir''s Anantnag on Wednesday, October 16, 2019. Tribune photo: Mohammad Amin War

Anantnag, October 16

A Punjab-based apple trader was killed and another injured in a militant attack in Shopian district this evening.

Charanjeet Singh, 41, from Ferozepur and Sanjeev Kumar, 24, from Gurdaspur districts were shot at Trenz village by a group of militants around 7.30 pm, police said. They were taken to the district hospital, where Charanjeet succumbed. Sanjeev’s condition was stated to be critical.

In Pulwama, SK Sagar, a 22-year-old labourer from Chhattisgarh, was shot at a brick kiln. Three militants were killed and a soldier injured in a gunfight in Pazalpora area of Bijbehara in Anantnag. — TNS & PTI

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