CRPF personnel open fire after mob attacks their vehicle

Last Updated: Sunday, March 14, 2010 - 20:45

Srinagar: CRPF personnel opened fire after a
mob attacked their vehicle involved in a road accident on the
banks of Dal Lake Sunday.

The CRPF vehicle hit a private car near S K International
Convention Complex injuring its driver, official sources said.

A group of people soon assembled at the scene and in a
fit of rage smashed the window panes of the CRPF vehicle to
protest the alleged rash driving by its driver, the sources
said.

They said the CRPF personnel, who had got down from the
vehicle, fired a few shots in the air to disperse the mob.

However, no one was injured in the firing, the sources said.

Police rushed to the spot and pacified the crowd with an
assurance that legal action would be taken against the erring
driver.

The injured car driver was shifted to hospital and a case
was registered against the CRPF driver, the sources said,
adding the traffic on the road was briefly suspended due to
the trouble.

PTI



First Published: Sunday, March 14, 2010 - 20:45
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