J&K policeman injured in accidental firing

An Indian policeman looks from distance as they clash with Kashmiri Muslim protesters during a protest in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Tuesday, April 12, 2016. Two young men were killed in firing by Indian government forces at rock-throwing protesters in the town of Handwara around 80 kilometers (50 miles) north of here on Tuesday, police said. (AP Photo/Dar Yasin)

Srinagar, Sep 13: A policeman was injured on Wednesday when his service rifle went off accidentally in Jammu and Kashmir’s Ganderbal district.

Head constable Farooq Ahmad was injured when his rifle went off accidentally, the police said. The incident occurred at the Police Training Centre in Manigam while he was cleaning his weapon.

The injured constable was removed to a hospital.