Punjab: Medical officer injured in open fire at Amritsar Civil Hospital
Amritsar: A medical officer attached to Amritsar Civil Hospital sustained a serious bullet injury after he got caught up in the middle of an open firing between two groups.
The accused allegedly followed two brothers who went to the hospital to get the report of a medical-legal case and started arguing with them. The argument soon escalated into physical violence and one of the groups started firing at the other group which accidentally injured the doctor along with another security guard.
The doctor has been identified as a medical officer who was on duty on Saturday night and was serving at the emergency ward. As per a recent media report, both the brothers involved in the case had some rivalry with the other gang at Luv Kush Nagar locality in Putlighar. Following that rivalry, the opposite group including almost 9 people allegedly got involved in a clash with the two brothers and hit them on the head.
The group also manhandled their mother. The group again returned to the scene and fire a gunshot at one of the brothers. After narrowly escaping, the brothers filed a complaint at the cantonment police station and they were sent to Civil Hospital for treatment and medico-legal report.