Two photojournalists hit by pellets

Srinagar—Two photojournalists were hit by pellets while covering an event in Naidyar area of Rainawari in Srinagar on Sunday afternoon.
The injured photojournalists were identified as Zuhaib Maqbool and Muzamil Mattoo.
“We were covering a pro-freedom rally in the area when forces fired tear-gas shells and pellets. Several pellets hit our colleagues,” Syed Shaharyar, a photojournalist, told Greater Kashmir over phone from the spot.
Eyewitnesses said that the people in the area had assembled at a school ground to offer Asar prayers and from where they tried to take out a march.—GK

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