Suspected militants on Monday shot at and injured a civilian in Tral area of South Kashmir Pulwama district.

Sources told that the civilian identified as Tariq Ahmad was shot at by suspected militants near Abighar area of Tral, leaving him critically wounded.

The injured was immediately rushed to Sub District Hospital Tral. Sources said that the civilian who was injured by suspect militants is said to be former Army man.

However, there was no official confirmation immediately in this regard.

A senior police official while confirming the incident said that search operation has been launched in the area to nab the attackers.(KNO)