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Motorcyclist, Pillion Wounded in Pulwama After Soldiers Open Fire

The motorcyclist, reportedly, ignored the signal to stop from soldiers for routine checking.


Updated:March 30, 2019, 10:56 PM IST
Motorcyclist, Pillion Wounded in Pulwama After Soldiers Open Fire
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Jammu: Soldiers shot and wounded a motorcyclist and his pillion rider in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district when they ignored a signal to stop for a routine check.

"A motorcyclist, identified as Shahid Farooq, ignored a signal from soldiers in Bandzoo area around 6.15 p.m. A soldier then fired a few shots," a police source said.

"The motorcyclist and his pillion rider, Suhail Dar, were injured in the firing," the source said. Both have been shifted to Srinagar for treatment.

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