Srinagar: Unknown gunmen on Monday evening shot a youth in Nildoora area of Shopian in south Kashmir.
A police officer said that the suspected militants fired upon Sabzar Ahmad Naikoo son of Abdul Rashid Naikoo at Nildoora this evening.
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Naikoo, suffered bullet wounds and was shifted to a nearby district hospital for treatment.
Soon after the incident, the officer said that government forces have launched a hunt to nab the assailants.