Two persons injured in army firing in HMT Srinagar

SSP Srinagar City Imtiaz Ismail Parray, according to GNS news agency, said what actually happened near Shaltang in HMT is a matter of investigation.

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Srinagar, Publish Date: Jan 13 2018 5:49PM | Updated Date: Jan 13 2018 6:04PM
Two persons injured in army firing in HMT SrinagarArmy resorts to aerial firing in HMT Srinagar. File pic

Two persons were injured after army opened fire in HMT area on the outskirts of Srinagar on Saturday, reports said.

SSP Srinagar City Imtiaz Ismail Parray, according to GNS news agency, said what actually happened near Shaltang in HMT is a matter of investigation. 

However, he said army has stated that it had inputs about movement of militants in the area and fired when the vehicle did not stop despite being asked to do so.

“As per army there was input about movement of militants. It asked the vehicle to stop but instead it run away as such fired few rounds at them leading to the injuries to two persons”, SSP said.

"Both the injured were hospitalised where their condition is said to be stable", SSP said.

He said that a case has been registered and further investigations are going on.