Police follower shot at in Pulwama

Srinagar: A police follower was shot at and injured by militants in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Sunday evening.

A police officer said that the follower identified as Mushtaq Ahmad Wagay son of Ghulam Mohammad was fired upon by the militants near his native village—Bandzoo. The follower with bullet injuries in legs was shifted to District Hospital Pulwama where his condition is stated to be “stable”.

A police officer confirmed the attack on the police follower and said that a case has been registered.

“Police has registered a case in this regard under relevant sections of law,” a police spokesman said, “Investigation is in progress and officers continue to work to establish the circumstances which lead to this incident. Area has been cordoned off and search in the area is going on.” (Agencies)

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