PDP activist shot at in Srinagar outskirts

SRINAGAR – Unknown gunmen shot at a worker of opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) at Parimpora area of Srinagar outskirts Wednesday evening.

A police official said that PDP activist Tariq Ahmad Baba son of Ghulam Mohammad of Barthana Qamarwari was shot at by the gunmen near Fruit Mandi, Parimpora around 8:25 pm.

Baba was immediately shifted to Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, Soura, in critical condition, he said.

Meanwhile, army, police and paramilitary CRPF cordoned the area and launched the hunt to nab the attackers. No one was arrested by the time this report was filed.