A five-year-old boy was seriously injured after being hit by a stone hurled by miscreants in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said today.
The incident occurred when some people blocked the Pulwama-Srinagar road at Pahoo bridge in view of a shutdown call given by separatists, they said.
They threw stones at vehicles. Sibti Hyder was seriously injured in the incident, a police spokesman said.
He was rushed to the district hospital, Pulwama, from where he was referred to the SMHS hospital in Srinagar in a critical condition, he said.
A case has been registered against unidentified men in connection with the incident.
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