Man shot at, injured at Hindon airbase in Uttar Pradesh

A man was shot at and injured, while attempting to scale the wall of high-security Hindon airbase on the outskirts of the national capital close to midnight today.

Published: 15th November 2017 02:58 AM  |   Last Updated: 15th November 2017 01:28 PM   |  A+A-

Hindon IAF base in Uttar Pradesh. AP Photo

By PTI

GHAZIABAD: A man was shot at and injured, while attempting to scale the wall of high-security Hindon airbase on the outskirts of the national capital close to midnight today, police said.

Sujeet, a 25-year-old man from Pratapgarh in Uttar Pradesh tried to enter the airforce station at around 11 pm yesterday.

As he ignored the warnings by security personnel to stop, he was shot in the left leg in order to immobilise him, SHO of Sahibabad police station Rakesh Kumar Singh said.

Speaking on condition of anonymity, an official said there was an IB alert about a possible attack by some terrorist outfits on the airbase.

Sources said it is being ascertained whether the man has links with terrorist outfits.

The security has been beefed up at the airbase.

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