This Article is From Jul 07, 2020

Woman Allegedly Shot At By Husband During Heated Argument In J&K: Police

The woman was shot with a 12-bore gun during a heated argument over some issue, an official said.

Woman Allegedly Shot At By Husband During Heated Argument In J&K: Police

A case has been registered and efforts are on to arrest the suspect: Official (Representational)

Jammu:

A 24-year-old woman was critically injured on Monday after allegedly being shot at by her husband in a fit of rage over some domestic issue in Jammu and Kashmir's Kishtwar district on Monday morning, police said.

Arif Hussain shot Rubeena Begum with a 12-bore gun during a heated argument over some issue at Khanpura village in Dool, some 15 km from Kishtwar town, an official said.

Begum, who is reportedly pregnant, suffered critical injuries in her neck and shoulder, and was shifted to the district hospital, the official said.

After initial treatment, she was later airlifted to the Government Medical College in Jammu for specialised treatment, the official said, adding the couple had got married last year.

A case has been registered and efforts are on to arrest the suspect, the official said.