Three injured in firing allegedly by Army personnel in J-K

The injured have been referred to a hospital here for treatment. A similar incident took place at Harnag in Anantnag district but there were no casualties in the alleged Army firing there

By: PTI | Srinagar | Published:August 5, 2017 12:50 pm
A group of youths pelted stones on Army vehicles which were passing through S K Bala locality in Sumbol area of Bandipora. (File)

Three persons were Saturday injured when Army personnel allegedly opened fire at a group of stone-pelting youths in Bandipora district of Kashmir, police said. A group of youths pelted stones on Army vehicles which were passing through S K Bala locality in Sumbol area of Bandipora this morning, a police official said.

He said the Army personnel allegedly opened fire to disperse the mob, resulting in injuries to three persons. The injured have been referred to a hospital here for treatment, he added. A similar incident took place at Harnag in Anantnag district but there were no casualties in the alleged Army firing there, the official said.

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