Srinagar: Policemen fired two rounds in air in pursuit of a suspected armed militanton Sunday night, triggering panic in Ram Munshi Bagh area near the tourist hub of Dalgate here, a police officer said on Monday. A police team noticed suspicious movement of a youth on a motorcycle in high security Ram Munshi Bagh area last night and signalled him to stop, the officer said.
He said the motorcyclist ignored the signal following which the policemen gave him a chase during which they fired two rounds in air. The incident created panic among tourists and residents. As the policemen reached Durga Nag area which was teeming with tourists, they could not find the motorcyclist, the officer said. He said senior police officials rushed to the spot. Searches were carried out but the militant was not found. PTI
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