Open Firing Injures 2 In Howrah


Howrah: Two youths were injured as the result of open firing on Saturday night at Howrah.

The incident took place at GhasBagan in Golabari. A firing broke out in the open injuring Suray Singh and Chotu Singh. They have been admitted to the Howrah District Hospital. Surya has been shifted as his condition deteriorated.

As per police sources, the injured were involved in anti-social works in the area. They were drinking late night. Then they were on their bikes returning through the Ghasbagan. During that moment, firing was reported. It is being suspected that Chotu, who was at the rear end of the bike, was carrying a gun which fired. It hit Chotu in his leg. The other shot injured Surya at his back.

It is yet to be investigated whether the fires were shot accidentally or intentionally. It is being rumoured that they both had a fight. In order to solve their fight, they had assembled for drinking. The police have started an investigation.