A civilian was killed on Sunday in crossfire between terrorists and security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district, police said.
The civilian, identified as Shoab Ahmad Ganai, was injured when he was caught in the encounter between the terrorists and the security forces in the Turkwangam village of Shopian district.
"Terrorist fired upon joint patrol party of CRPF-182Bn/SOG of Pulwama near the bridge connecting Litter Pulwama with Turkwangam, Shopian. During exchange of fire between terrorist & our joint team, 01civilian namely Shoib Ah Ganie S/O Gh Mohd R/O Turkwangam, Shopian got injured.
"He was referred to District Hospital, Pulwama for treatment where he succumbed to injuries. Terrorists after brief chance encounter managed to slip into nearby orchards. Search is still going on. Case has been registered and investigated taken up," the Jammu and Kashmir police tweeted.