Medical Staff, Cops Pelted with Stones in Sopore

Health workers at a village in north Kashmir. File Photo: Manzoor Mir

Team had reached Dooru village to shift Covid patient to hospital

Sopore: A team of medical staff and policemen were on Saturday pelted with stones when they reached Duroo area of Sopore to shift a COVID patient to the hospital.

According to local news gathering agency KNO a team was sent to Duroo Sopore for lifting COVID-19 positive patient to the hospital.

However, they said soon after they entered the area, some locals pelted stones on the Medical staff and police party.

"Amid stone pelting, the police team managed to rescue the Medical staff,” they said

Sopore police in a statement said that at about 08:25 PM, while assisting the medical team for lifting COVID positive patient at Duroo, unknown stone pelters took advantage of darkness and pelted stones on police party and medical team.

However, police said no loss of life or damage to the property was reported so far. “An FIR has been registered and investigation has been taken up,” police said.

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