Shopian: Suspected militants on Wednesday evening shot at and injured a civilian in Rakh-e-Chidren area of South Kashmir’s Shopian district.

An official told the news agency—Kashmir news Observer (KNO) that the militants fired upon a civilian at Rakh-e-Chidren area, leaving him seriously wounded.

He added that the civilian identified as Farooq Ahmad Sheikh, son of Ghulam Nabi Sheikh of Rakh-e-Children, was shifted to hospital where his condition is stated to be stable.

Meanwhile, soon after the attack, the area has been cordoned off to nab the attackers—(KNO)