Petrol bomb lobbed on tipper, driver injured

Srinagar: Police on Monday evening said that ‘in order to impose shutdown call’ a petrol bomb was lobbed on a moving tipper in Baramulla.

“Today evening some miscreants in order to impose shutdown call lobbed a petrol bomb on a moving tipper bearing registration nnumber JK05-5899 near Khanpora, Baramulla. Tipper driver Irshad Ahmad Mir son of Ashraf Mir resident of Uran Buwa, Boniyar got injured in this incident,” a police official said.

He said that the driver was shifted to SMHS Hospital, Srinagar for treatment.

An FIR was registered under sections of attempt to murder and man hunt has been launched to nab the assailants, he added.

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