Update: Three civilians injured after army opens fire in Pulwama, stable in hospital




According to reports, three civilians received injuries after army opened fire on after the trio, traveling in a four-wheeler vehicle alleged surpassed an army naka in Drabgam village of Pulwama, south Kashmir.

The duo has been identified as Mohd Rafiq and Waqar Ahmad Mir, who were traveling in a car no. JK O2 W – 4989, from Drabgam to Shadimarg and were signaled to stop by the army at a checkpoint. However, they didn’t stop and tried to flee, which led the army to open fire on them, resulting in injuries.

The third young man has been identified as Umar Ashraf Wani who has received mild injuries, probably because of the broken glasses of the car, a report said.

According to reports, two of them have been shifted to Srinagar for better treatment, while the third is being treated locally. All three are said to be stable.

However, as per police, the army patrolling party of 44-RR was attacked by youth with stones in Drabgam village of Pulwama. They added that the army fired in retaliation.

Injured have been shifted to hospital for treatment.

This is a developing story.


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