5 policemen injured in stone pelting in Samba

Jammu: At least five policemen were injured when supporters of a suspected criminal from Himachal Pradesh attacked them with stones in Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir on Monday.

Three policemen from Himachal Pradesh and two personnel of J&K police were injured when the supporters of Gulzar Hussain, wanted in a theft case, started pelting stones at them, a police officer said.

A team of Himachal Pradesh police had come to arrest Hussain in Sarore area of Samba district today, he said.

One of the accused has been arrested and a case has been registered against the rest of them, he said.