Srinagar, Dec 7: Panic gripped Narbal area in Srinagar outskirts after a suspicious Maruti car ignored security forces’ signal to stop while a civilian was also injured when he was running for cover in the area, police said on Monday.
Talking to reporters at the site of the incident, SP West (Srinagar) Shahzad Salahi said that police had inputs about the movement of militants in the area. “A suspicious Maruti car was directed to stop at Narbal, but it ignored our signal and gained speed. There was a little chaos at a stop. A civilian, who was selling corn at the spot, sustained injuries on his face while running for cover,” he said.
He said the Maruti vehicle managed to flee from the spot. “The area has been cordoned off and launched searches,” the police officer said. (KNO)