Man shot at for scaling walls of Hindon airbase in Ghaziabad

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Ghaziabad, November 15: A man was shot at and injured while attempting to scale the wall of high-security Hindon airbase on the outskirts of the national capital close to midnight on Tuesday.

Man shot at for scaling walls of Hindon airbase in Ghaziabad (Representative image)

Sujeet, a 25-year-old man from Pratapgarh in Uttar Pradesh tried to enter the airforce station at around 11 pm yesterday.

As he ignored the warnings by security personnel to stop, he was shot in the left leg in order to immobilise him, SHO of Sahibabad police station Rakesh Kumar Singh said.

Sujeet Kumar, the man who attempted to jump over boundary wall of Hindon Air Base, said,"I didn't have anything to eat and just wanted to sit there, won't do it again." 

Speaking on condition of anonymity, an official said there was an IB alert about a possible attack by some terrorist outfits on the airbase.

Sources said it is being ascertained whether the man has links with terrorist outfits. The security has been beefed up at the airbase.

PTI 

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