Woman among 4 injured near gunfight site

Srinagar: At least four persons, including young woman, were injured near site of gunfight at Kakapora in Pulwama district of south Kashmir on Friday, officials said.
While the girl is suspected to have suffered bullet injury and the others, youths, suffered pellets wounds.

Dr Nazir Choudhary, Medical Superintendent of SMHS hospital here, told GNS that two persons, one of them a woman, were received at the hospital and are under treatment.

Reports said that soon after these two persons sustained injuries, they were shifted to Sub District Hospital (SDH) Pampore wherefrom they were referred to SMHS hospital for specialized treatment.

The injured have been identified as Ishrat Jan (around 25) and Ghulam Nabi Dar (in 40s), both from Samboora Pulwama.

“ During the withdrawal of the forces from encounter site, some miscreants resorted to stone pelting on Police/SFs and the crowd were dispersed by using non-lethal weapons in which a few miscreants received minor injuries,” police said. IGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar while addressing a presser here put the number of injured at two to three.

“In this connection Police have registered a case under relevant sections of law and investigation has been initiated.”

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