Poonch: Boy Injured In Firing

Jammu: A 9-year-old boy was injured and two persons had miraculous escape amid accidental firing while they were heading towards a shrine for paying obeisance in Surankote area of Poonch district on Thursday.
Sources said that the boy identified as Afran Ahmed son of Mohammad Sharief of Sangla Tehsil was rushed to Sub district hospital Surankote. He was later shifted to Government Medical College Rajouri for advanced treatment, they said.
Immediately after the incident, they said, a Police party rushed to spot and started investigation. Confirming it, a police official said that a case (FIR No. 10/2023) has been registered under relevant section of law and further investigations taken up. “We are working on the case and very soon case will be worked out,” he said.
However, PTI news agency while quoting officials said there was an accidental fire from the rifle of a hunter Mohmmad Sharief resulting in injuries to Afran Ahmed.

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