Patial: A woman was killed whenpolice opened fire at a vehicle which jumped a security barricade on the Patiala-Gulha Cheeka road hours after five prisoners including Khalistan Liberation Front chief Harminder Mintoo fled from the high-security Nabha Jail in the district. The deceased has been identified as Neha who use to work in Orchestra.
A police officer said the vehicle did not stop at the barricade and the driver tried to evade policemen, prompting them to open fire.
The woman received bullet injury and died soon after.
It was not immediately clear whether the woman was travelling in the vehicle that jumped the barricade, the officer said. PTI
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