A cattle trader was killed and another man, also a cattle trader, was injured in Jammu and Kashmir’s Ramban district when the army opened fire after noticing suspicious movement on Saturday, police said.
The incident took place at a tunnel construction site in Sumbad Kholi area on Saturday evening. According to reports, the victim was seen moving around the site by security personnel.
“Despite warnings, there was no response which led to the personnel opening fire. Besides the victim, another person was injured,” a police official was quoted by news agency IANS.
An FIR or a complaint has been registered.
The army is yet to comment on the incident.