A civilian died of bullet injuries Wednesday morning as CRPF personnel opened fire at a private vehicle he was travelling in after it jumped “two security checkpoints” in Central Kashmir’s Budgam district.
“A civilian vehicle fled from 2 nakas, in Narbal kawoosa. Upon which, CRPF party fired , in which 1 person got injured. Shifted to hospital. Further details awaited,” said SP Budgam Amod Ashok Nagpuri.
SMHS Hospital Medical Superintendent Dr Nazir Chowdary, however, told The Indian Express that a man with bullet injuries was brought dead to the hospital. “Only one person was brought to the hospital and he was declared dead on the arrival,” he said.
Srinagar-based CRPF PRO Pankaj Singh said that senior officers are at the spot and details are being ascertained.
This is a developing story
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