Srinagar, May 26: In a gory incident, a television actress was shot dead by three Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorists at her home in Jammu and Kashmir’s Budgam district on Wednesday. Her minor nephew is critically injured in the attack.
The deceased has been identified as Amreen Bhat while her nephew is Farhan Zubair (10).
As per reports, the incident took place in the Hashoora Chadoora area of the central Kashmir district.
Preliminary investigation revealed that the terrorists opened fire at the woman, Amreen Bhat, when she was at her home. Her nephew also sustained critical injuries in the attack. Both of them were immediately rushed to a nearby hospital for treatment where the actress was declared brought dead.
The condition of the boy, who has received a bullet injury in his arm, is stated to be stable.
Meanwhile, the entire area has been cordoned off and a search operation is underway.
A case has been registered in the matter under relevant sections of law and an investigation is underway, said police.