Ambulance driver injured in firing by security forces

The driver Ghulam Ahmad Sofi was shot with a pellet gun at Safakadal crossing, a police official said.

Published: 18th August 2016 11:59 PM  |   Last Updated: 18th August 2016 11:59 PM   |  A+A-

By PTI

SRINAGAR: An ambulance driver was shot at and injured allegedly by security forces in Safakadal area of downtown Srinagar while he was ferrying a patient from Ganderbal district to SMHS hospital.

The driver Ghulam Ahmad Sofi was shot with a pellet gun at Safakadal crossing, a police official said.

He was on his way to SMHS hospital with a patient from Kangan area of Ganderbal district, the official said.

He said Sofi, even after being shot in the arm, drove the ambulance to the hospital where he was also later admitted for treatment.

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