Srinagar: The use of pellet guns by givernment forces continues unabated with a 21-year-old girl sustaining injuries in this central Kashmir village on Wednesday.
On Wednesday afternoon, policemen while chasing protesters in Kawoosa area of the Budgam district used pellet guns, injuring a teenage girl identified as Shaista Jan, daughter of Abdul Hameed Malla of Kawoosa area of Budgam district.
Shaista as per the eye witnesses was shifted to SMHS Hospital in Srinagar after she sustained pellet injuries in her eye.
Locals alleged that policemen chased the protesters and later indiscriminately fired pellets in the by-lanes of Kawoosa area.
When contacted local police official for his version, he remained incommunicado despite repeated calls till the tome of filling of this story.