Jammu & Kashmir

Couple injured as unexploded shell goes off in north Kashmir

A signage hangs inside a hospital in Srinagar, Kashmir. [FPK File Photo/Zainab]

Kupwara: A couple was injured after an unexploded shell went off in Kuth Nard Bahek area of Tangdhar in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Saturday.

An official told the news agency Kashmir News Observer that the incident took place this afternoon when the couple was on their way to the forests for grazing their cattle.

He said that they were shifted to a nearby hospital for treatment, however, after initial treatment the duo was shifted to Srinagar hospital.

The official identified the couple as Ghulam Yahya son of Habibullah and his wife Zulekha Begum of Pingla Haridal area of Karnah.


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