Bullet-riddled body recovered; youth shot at in Shopian

Srinagar: Police on Friday morning recovered a bullet-riddled body of a youth at Arwani area of Kulgam district in south Kashmir.

A police official told GNS that the body of Shamem Ahmad Patloo was recovered from the area. β€œHe was missing and perhaps kidnapped by militants. His bullet-riddled body was recovered today morning,” he said.

Meanwhile last evening, some unknown militants fired upon one Mohammad Aamir Bhat son of Mohammad Younis resident of Cheirmarg in the jurisdiction of Police Station Zainapora, Shopian near his home, resulting in injury on his right thigh, police said.

He was shifted to District Hospital Anantnag for treatment where from he was referred to SKIMS Soura, Srinagar for further treatment, it said, adding that police has registered a case in this regard.(GNS)