Srinagar, May 27: Separatist guerrillas on Wednesday shot at a man whose brother had given land on rent for a mobile phone tower in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district, police said.
Militants fired at 25-year-old Imtiyaz Ahmad Nadroo in Pattan town, a police officer told IANS.
Nadroo was admitted to a hospital for treatment.
This was the third such attack in three days in the district.
1 person critically injured in firing by unidentified man in Pattan (J&K), injured is the brother of a mobile tower owner in Pattan.— ANI (@ANI_news) May 27, 2015
On Monday, guerrillas killed a man and injured two others in Sopore town in an attack on a BSNL SIM card selling shop. On Tuesday, another person was killed in Dooru village on the outskirts of Sopore.
The injured has been admitted to SMHS hospital in Srinagar.— ANI (@ANI_news) May 27, 2015
The attacks on people engaged in cell phone business came after police removed a high powered communication equipment from a tower in Sopore that was fitted there by guerrillas to improve their communication network.