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Man dies after hit by hunter’s cartridge in Pulwama

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Pulwama: A 27-year-old man from West Bengal who was injured on Thursday evening by a cartridge fired by a hunter in Trenz Wanpora area of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district, succumbed to his injuries at SMHS hospital on Friday.

Officials said that a scrap collector was engaged with the activity in an orchard at Wanpora when a cartridge fired by a hunter wounded him.


He was rushed to SMHS hospital in Srinagar where he succumbed to his injuries on Friday afternoon.

Officials identified the injured person as scrap collector Amir Hussain, son of Muhammad Danish Miya of West Bengal and currently residing at Khanda Chadoora.

A police official confirmed the incident and said that investigation into the matter has been already started. (KNO)