Srinagar: A youth was stabbed with a sharp-edged weapon at Karan Nagar area of central Kashmir’s district Srinagar on Saturday.

Srinagar based news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) quoted officials as saying that a youth was attacked with a sharp-edged weapon near Karan Nagar, Srinagar, leaving him critically injured.

He added that 18-year-old person identified as Ahsan Zargar (18), son of Hilal Ahmad Zargar of Zampa Kadal, Chattabal was shifted to SMHS Hospital, Srinagar.

Moreover, an official from SMHS confirmed to KNO that the person has been admitted to the hospital and is undergoing treatment in the operation theatre (OT), while his condition was said to be critical.

Moreover, police have taken up the investigation.