Couple injured after shell explodes in Kupwara

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Kupwara: A middle aged couple was injured on Saturday after a shell went off in Kotha Naar Bahik near Sadhna Top in border town Karnah of this district.

A police officer told Greater Kashmir that the incident took place when the couple was on way to upper hills for grazing their cattle. "The injured couple was immediately evacuated by locals and police to Sub District Hospital Tanghdar, however, after initial treatment the duo was shifted to Srinagar hospital for specialised treatment," he said.

"We are investigating the incident," he added.

The duo has been identified as Ghulam Yahya son of Habibullah and his wife Zulekha Begum of Pingla Haridal, Karnah. A case under relevant sections of law has been registered in police station Tanghdar and further investigations have been set into motion.

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