Pel­let-shoot­ing in­juries

Cape Times - - WORLD NEWS -

LON­DON: At least 10 peo­ple have been hos­pi­talised af­ter “pel­let-type” shots were fired in the English city of Manchester yes­ter­day fol­low­ing an an­nual Caribbean car­ni­val.

Greater Manchester Po­lice said they were called to the in­ner-city area of Moss Side at about 2.30am. Nine peo­ple, in­clud­ing two chil­dren, were treated for “pel­let-type” wounds that are not be­lieved to be se­ri­ous, po­lice said.

The lo­cal Manchester Evening News re­ported that the shoot­ing was be­lieved to have taken place dur­ing a post-car­ni­val street party.

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