Child injured in firing incident

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Poonch: A nine years old child from Dara Sangla village of Poonch’s Surankote sub division was injured in a firing incident. A local man has been detained by police in this connection.

Officials said that the child Ifran Ahmed son of Mohammad Sharif resident of Dara Sangla village was going towards a shrine with some of his relatives when he sustained some splinter injuries.

The injured was shifted to Sub District Hospital Surankote and later referred to GMC Rajouri for specialised treatment.

Police on the other hand said that a local man has been detained in connection with this firing incident.

"Preliminary, it has come to fore that the detained man went to forest for hunting purpose.When he fired from his 12 bore rifle some bullet splinters hit boy's body," Deputy SP Surankote said.

He added that man has been detained and legal proceedings and further investigation is going on.

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