Kashmir unrest: Army opens fire as vehicle jumps checkpost, injures two civilians

Srinagar: Two civilians were injured on Friday when army personnel opened fire on their vehicle after it did not stop at a check-point in north Kashmir's Bandipora district, police said.

Representational image. PTI

Representational image. PTI

A naka party of the army's 14 Rashtriya Rifles signaled them to stop their vehicle at a check-point in Check Reshipora area of the district, a police official said.

The driver ignored the signal and tried to run away when the jawans manning the post opened fire, he said.

Fayaz Ahmad and Muzafar Ahmad, both residents of Qazipora area of the district, who were travelling in the car, received bullet injuries on their arms and legs, the official said.

He said they have been admitted to a hospital and their condition is said to be stable.


Updated Date: Jun 16, 2017 16:53 PM

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