Boy injured after littered shell goes off in Poonch

DSP Headquarters Shahid Nayeem told Greater Kashmir that a boy was critically injured after he fiddled with an unlettered shell lying on a roadside in Bandichichya Islamabad village of the district located near the LoC.

Ishrat Butt
Poonch, Publish Date: Jan 13 2018 2:06PM | Updated Date: Jan 13 2018 7:42PM
Boy injured after littered shell goes off in PoonchInjured Anantnag man being taken to the hospital

A boy was wounded after a littered shell went off near the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday, police said.

DSP Headquarters Shahid Nayeem told Greater Kashmir that a boy was critically injured after he fiddled with an unlettered shell lying on a roadside in Bandichichya Islamabad village of the district located near the LoC.

The victim, identified as Muhammad Iqbal, son of Muhammad Rashid, a resident of Bandichichya Islamabad, was shifted to District Hospital Poonch for treatment, he said.

His condition is stated to be critical, said Nayeem.

However, the family members of the injured man alleged that he was injured in a ceasefire violation.

More details are awaited.

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