Bodyguards Misfire Injures BJP Worker

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Kupwara: A BJP worker suffered a firearm injury after the gun of his Personal Security Officer (PSO) went off accidentally in the car they were travelling in near Gulgam area of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Friday evening, officials said.

“There was a misfire by one of the PSOs in the car. Other PSO fired in fear and one bullet got hit in the arm of Ishfaq (the BJP worker),” SSP Kupwara G.V Sundeep IPS said.

Later, Ishfaq was shifted to a local hospital from where he has been discharged after first aid, sources said.

They said that soon after the incident, senior police and army officials reached the spot. (GNS)

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