Former soldier shot at, injured in south Kashmir

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KULGAM — Suspected militants on Sunday shot at a former Territorial Army (TA) soldier in Buchroo area of Kulgam district in south Kashmir.

A police officer said that the suspected militants fired upon Abdul Hamid Matoo at Buchroo village this evening.

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Hamid suffered serious bullet wounds and was shifted to Primary Health Centre (PHC) Qaimoh for treatment where from he was referred to GMC Anantnag in critical conditions. A doctor at PHC Qaimoh said that Hamid had received two bullet wounds.

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Soon after the incident, the officer said security forces launched a hunt to nab the assailants.

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