Srinagar, June 23: Apropos to news stories published in a section of press regarding the number of injured persons in Pulwama yesterday.
In this regard District Police authorities Pulwama have informed that only 05 persons namely Umer Majid Son of Abdul Majid Dar resident of Ratnipora, Maqsood Ahmad Pandith son of Gulzar Ahmad resident of Achan, Tawheed Ahmad Bhat son of Bashir Ahmad resident of Kakapora, Tawseef Hassan Wani son of Ghulam Hassan Wani resident of Tengpuna and Danish Ahmad son of Abdul Gani Sheikh resident of Naira were injured. Among the injured Tawseef Hassan Wani succumbed to his injuries. Rest four persons are being hospitalized.
As such the news reports published in the news papers have given a highly exaggerated number and are thus refuted.