Three civilians injured in firing in Pulwama

first_imgThree civilians were injured in security forces’ firing on Saturday night in south Kashmir’s Pulwama when a patrol came under heavy stone pelting.A police official said the incident took place when the patrol party of 55 Rashtriya Rifles was hit by stones in Pulwama’s Karimabad.“The patrol party fired a few rounds to disperse the stone pelters. Three miscreants were injured and were shifted to hospital for treatment,” said the spokesman.The condition of all the injured is stated to be stable, said the police.Meanwhile, a doctor was arrested after weapons and ammumition was recovered from his car during checking. The car was stopped at Mir Bazaar in Anantnag. “During the search one 9mm pistol with one magazine and one AK 47 with two magazines were recovered from the vehicle,” said the police.The driver of the vehicle has been taken into custody. The police have started an investigation into the matter.Two militants travelling in the car were believed to have fled from the spot.last_img