Fazila Khatun was admitted to the Bolpur sub-divisional hospital with the arrow stuck to her throat. Hospital sources said she underwent an operation for the arrow to be removed.
Young archer Jewel Shaikh was practising at the Sports Authority's Special Area Games centre Kabiguru Krirangan when Fazila suddenly came close to him. "There were four of us who were training.. The turn of the other two had gotten over and then Fazila and I were practicing. I was shooting, and the girl suddenly came close. And she was hit," Jewel Shaikh said.
Doctors said Fazila is out of danger.