SRINAGAR—–Police on Monday said a five-year-old was critically injured after “miscreants” pelted stones on vehicles near Pahoo bridge in Pulwama district of south Kashmir.
“As has been reported that today in the morning some miscreants blocked Pulwama-Srinagar road at Pahoo bridge following the band/shutdown call by Joint Resistance Leadership,” said a spokesman.
He said the “miscreants” pelted stones on the private as well as commercial vehicles plying on the road.
“A minor boy Sifti Hyder, son of Reyaz Ahmad Malik, resident of Gangoo Pulwama, about 5-year old, travelling in a sumo vehicle, was seriously injured after he was hit by a stone, pelted by miscreants, on his head,” said the spokesman.
The injured was shifted to District Hospital Pulwama for treatment where from he was referred to SMHS Hospital Srinagar in critical condition for further treatment.
“Subsequently a police party rushed to the spot and chased away the miscreants. Pulwama police has registered a case FIR number 344/2017 under section 307, 148, 149, 336, 427 RPC in this regard and investigation has been taken up.”