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Policeman shot at, injured in Punjab

Press Trust of India  |  Ludhiana 

A was shot at and injured by a youth near the main gate of and Hospital (DMCH) here Monday, police said.

Two youths who were on a motorcycle were signalled to stop at a checkpost near the by Davinder Singh, the police said.

The two were asked to produce papers pertaining to the vehicle following which an argument ensued between the duo and Singh, they said.

Leaving their motorcycle on the scene, the two fled from the spot and when Singh chased them, one of the two youths opened fire, the police said.

Singh somehow managed to arrest one of the two accused persons while the other person escaped.

The was rushed to a nearby hospital, the police said, adding that a probe into the matter was underway.

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First Published: Mon, October 08 2018. 15:05 IST