Gun shots fired in Patharkandi, fear grips among residents

Karimganj, Jan 23 : A 34 year old Patharkandi resident suffered gunshot injuries, after some miscreants shot at him near Lakhipur area of Patharkandi town on Saturday.

The shocking incident happened on yesterday evening, when the victim, Minu Ahmed was standing at the bazaar area leaning over his bike and some miscreants fired upon him from the backside, leaving the victim bleeding profusely.

According to the source, the miscreant fired two rounds of shots, before fleeing the space.Minu Ahmed, was rushed to Karimganj Civil Hospital from where he was referred to Silchar Medical College seeing his critical condition.

The youth’s house is in Chandpur area under Patharkandi police station. A large contingent of police including high ranking officers of Karimganj Police has been deployed at the location. Tensions are brewing up at the incident locality, following this open firing.

Any official comments were not received on this incident till filling of this report.

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