Shopian: A teenager suffered serious injury in his mouth on Monday in army firing in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district.
Official sources said that personnel of army’s 1st Rashtriya Rifles opened fire after stones were pelted at them at Hawoora Redwani on Monday morning.
A teenager Arif Ahmad Lone son of Abdul Rashid Lone, a local resident was injured. He was immediately shifted to hospital for treatment. The boy has bullet wound in his mouth and his condition is stated to serious.
The incident comes little over a week after army killed three youth in Shopian district of the south Kashmir. While army maintains it has opened fire in self defence, police has formed a SIT to probe the killing.
Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti vowed in state assembly that the FIR would be taken to logical conclusion even as her predecessor and National Conference working president Omar Abdullah expressed doubt.
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