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One injured as Army opens fire to disperse stone-pelting mob:

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

One person was injured today as the Army allegedly opened fire to disperse a stone-pelting mob in north Kashmir's Bandipora district, the police said.

An Army party, which was on its way to the Hajin area of the district to take part in a counter-insurgency operation, was targeted when the mob started hurling stones at it, a police official said.


The Army opened fire to disperse the mob, he said, adding that Nayeem Ahmad Dar, a resident of Gos Mohalla, was hit by a bullet on his left leg.

The inured was taken to a hospital, the official said.

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First Published: Wed, December 06 2017. 17:25 IST
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