Wani was rushed to a nearby hospital, which referred him to a hospital in Srinagar, the official said.
"My @JKNC_ colleague Mohd Ismail Wani, block President Bijbehara block in South Kashmir of has been shot & injured. He has been referred to Srinagar. Praying for his recovery," party's vice-president Omar Abdullah tweeted.
Further details are awaited.
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