Terrorists shot dead a man at Eidgah in the old quarters of Srinagar and an assistant sub-inspector of police near the district hospital at Bijbehara in southern Kashmir’s Anantnag district within 30 minutes of each other on Wednesday evening.
A police officer said Rouf Ahmad Khan, 45, was seriously injured in the shooting at Eidgah. He died in hospital. Minutes after the attack, terrorists shot ASI Muhammad Ashraf from Awantipora at Bijbehara. He took four bullets in his neck and chest, and was declared dead on arrival at the hospital.
On Tuesday evening, terrorists targeted security forces guarding a check-post at Soura in Srinagar. They escaped, but one of them was injured in counter-fire.