Boy injured in accidental firing

The injured was shifted to a civil hospital in critical condition

Our Correspondent October 11, 2022


A young boy was seriously injured when a bullet hit his head in a firing incident near Burns Road Urdu Bazar.

Preedy Police said the incident occurred due to an accidental firing in a general store. According to details, a teenager was shot in the head in an incident of firing near Burns Road, Urdu Bazar Women’s College, Hanafia Mosque.

The injured was shifted to a civil hospital in critical condition.

In this regard, SHO Preedi Sajjad Khan said that according to the initial investigation, the young boy Moiz was sitting in the shop owned by Iqbal when he picked up a pistol kept in the shop and started playing with it.

Meanwhile, a shot was fired from the gun, which hit Sarmad, who was shopping at the shop. The injured was shifted to the hospital, and his condition is considered critical.

He said that the boy who was shot and the one who was injured were residents of the same neighbourhood. He said the police had taken the
pistol in custody, adding that the weapon was licensed.

According to the police, Moiz fled from the spot, and police conducted raids to nab him. The injured young man Samad, who works at a nearby
bookbinding shop, had come to the general store to buy some items. 


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