Man fires at attackers, bullet hits 13-year-old girl in Amravati

  • | Friday | 12th August, 2022

Amravati, Aug 12 (PTI) A man fired at his assailants on Friday evening, but the bullet missed the target and hit a 13-year-old girl in Maharashtra"s Amravati city, leaving her seriously injured, police said.The incident took place around 4 pm at Kadabi Bazar in the Pathan Chowk locality and led to tension in the area.The man, Ahmad Khan, was attacked by some assailants with a sword and a knife. In defence, Khan fired at his attackers, but missed the target, the police said. The bullet instead hit the girl, a Class IX student, who was passing by the area, piercing her left leg, they said.The girl, a resident of Hyderpura, was first rushed to the district general hospital and then referred to a private hospital, the police said.Police Commissioner Arti Singh visited the spot along with a team of the Nagpuri Gate police. Further investigation was on, they added. PTI CLS RSY RSY

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