6 injured as stone-pelters target CRPF convoy over rumours
Jammu: At least six people, including a CRPF man were injured when a group of miscreants on Thursday attacked a CRPF convoy amid rumours that a child had been killed, in Banihal tehsil of Ramban district, Jammu and Kashmir.
SSP Ramban, Mohan Lal said the attack took place after a bus ferrying CRPF personnel hit a car parked at a market. “The two sides had a heated altercation. Meanwhile some elements spread a rumour that a minor girl died after the bus hit the car, which created tension and panic among the people in the area,” sources said.
Lal said a case has been registered and the rumour mongers have been identified. Strict action will be taken against the accused, he added.