A 27-year-old man from West Bengal was injured on Thursday evening by a cartridge fired by a hunter in Trenz Wanpora area of South Kashmir's Pulwama district.
Officials said that a scrap collector was engaged with the activity in an orchard at Wanpora when cartridge fired by a hunter wounded him in back.
He was rushed to SMHS hospital in Srinagar where his condition is said to be stable.
Officials identified the injured person as scrap collector Amir Hussain, son of Muhammad Danish Miya of West Bengal and currently residing at Khanda Chadoora.
A police official confirmed the incident and said that investigation into the matter has been started—(KNO)