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Srinagar, Feb 24: Suspected militants on Friday evening fired upon a civilian at Bijbhera area of South Kashmir’s Anantnag district.

A senior police officer told that militants fired upon a person namely Asif Ali Ganie son of Late Head constable Ali Mohd Ganie resident of Hassanpora Taweela.

He recieved bullet wound in thigh, subsequently he was shifted to Sub- district hospital Bijbhera, where is condition is said to be stable, the officer said.

Soon after the incident, whole area has been cordoned off to nab the attackers.(GNS)