Two injured in firing incident outside Ajmer shrine

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Two injured in firing incident outside Ajmer shrine
Jaipur, Sep 2: Two persons including a shooter were today injured in a firing incident at Darga-Bazar near the famous shrine of Khawaja Moinudeen Chisti's in Ajmer, police said.

The victim Ashwani Kumar Sharma, who received bruises in his stomach as a bullet passed grazing his body, was admitted to a government hospital, Additional SP-Ajmer, S Choudhary told PTI over phone. While one of the shooters, identified as Vikas was wounded in his shoulder by a bullet fired by his accomplice Mohd Abrej, aimed at Ashwani, the ASP said, adding Vikas was also admitted to the government hospital.

Abrej and Vikas were arrested under section 307 of the IPC for attempt to murder and 3/25 of the Arms Act for illegal possession of arms, the ASP said. The victim as well as the assailants belong to Kota and Aswan had come for 'ziyarat' at the shrine, and while he was coming out, he was fired upon by the duo. The police posted outside the shrine caught the attackers on the spot, the ASP said. Abrej and Ashwani were earlier a very good friend but later they turned foes, the ASP claimed. 


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