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6 injured in Narwal shootout, stabbings
JAMMU, July 14: Six persons were injured, some of them critically, in a shootout and stabbing incident between two groups of Spare Part traders at Transport Yard, Narwal, this evening.

The injured were identified as Amardeep Singh, son of Devender Singh, his brother Hardeep Singh, Harjit Singh, son of Harbans Singh all residents of Digiana, Ravi Kumar, son of Romesh Lal of Digiana, Pritam Singh, son of Babu Singh and his son Aman Singh of Marh both residents of Marh.

Police said that Amardeep Singh, his brother Hardeep Singh, Harjit Singh, and Ravi Kumar, son of Romesh Lal suffered splinter injuries in shootout while Pritam Singh and his son Aman Singh bore stab wounds.

Police claimed to have arrested Raman Singh son of Pritam Singh alongwith his licensed weapon used in firing while all injured are undergoing treatment at the Government Medical College (GMC) hospital and are in custody of police.

Police sources said that Amardeep Singh, who is running a Spare Parts Shop at Transport Yard number 7, purchased some spare part items from Pritam Singh, running Spare Parts shop at Transport Yard number 4. When Amardeep Singh came to make payments of the items he purchased, he found that the bill was having exorbitant rates. This resulted in a tiff between them.

Sources further said that Amardeep Singh left the shop and came again alongwith his brother Hardeep Singh and Harjit Singh both residents of Digiana. The trio entered in duel with Pritam Singh over the issue of purchase of spare parts and exorbitant rates. Pritam Singh’s sons Aman Singh and Raman Singh also joined the scuffle. Amardeep Singh, his brother Hardeep Singh and Harjit Singh drew sharp edged weapons and allegedly attacked Pritam Singh and his sons. Pritam Singh’s son Raman Singh drew his licensed revolver and opened fire. Six persons of both the groups were injured in the clash and shootout.

Police rushed to the spot and shifted the injured to Government Medical College (GMC) were they were kept in police watch.

Later police arrested Raman Singh son of Pritam Singh and seized his licensed revolver.

Police has registered a case and started further investigation.

News Updated at : Saturday, July 15, 2017
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