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Jammu and Kashmir: Army jawans attacked by stone-pelters in Pulwama, 1 killed in alleged retaliatory fire

Stone-pelters attacked Army jawans in Pulwama while they were returning from a government school in the area where they had gone to distribute sweets and other gifts among the students as part of Eid celebrations.

Edited by: India TV News Desk, Srinagar [ Updated: June 15, 2018 22:59 IST ]
Image Source : AP

Stone pelters in Kashmir- File photo

Indian Army jawans were once again attacked by stone-pelters in Jammu and Kashmir on Friday.

Stone-pelters attacked Army jawans in Pulwama while they were returning from a government school in the area where they had gone to distribute sweets and other gifts among the students as part of  Eid celebrations.

A mob started throwing stones at Army personnel in Nowpora of Pulwama district, PTI quoted a police official as saying. 

According to the PTI report, as the stone-pelting became intense, Army personnel allegedly opened fire in which two persons were injured.

Waqas Ahmad, one of the injured persons, succumbed to his injuries at a hospital while Ruqaya Bano, the other injured person, is undergoing treatment.

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