UP: 4-yr-old girl dead, grandfather injured after 5 people open fire at them

PTI

India, Crime

The incident took place Wednesday when Banwari Singh Yadav was with his granddaughter Poonam and some people opened fire at them.

Poonam died on the spot, Yadav was injured and rushed to a hospital where his condition was stated to be out of danger. (Representational Image)

Sambhal (UP): A four-year-girl was killed and her grandfather injured after five people allegedly opened fire at them over a land dispute in Hayatnagar area, police said Thursday.

An FIR has been registered against the five accused.

The incident took place Wednesday when Banwari Singh Yadav was with his granddaughter Poonam and some people opened fire at them, Superintendent of Police Pankaj Pandey said.

While Poonam died on the spot, Yadav was injured and rushed to a hospital where his condition was stated to be out of danger.

The incident was believed to be due to old enmity over a land dispute.

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