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Boy injured in stone-pelting in Pulwama

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

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-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 in a critical condition, he said.

A case has been registered against unidentified men in connection with the incident.

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First Published: Mon, October 09 2017. 21:07 IST