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Policeman opens fire at car, woman injured

Policeman opens fire at car, woman injured

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Oct 12, 2011 - 15:04

KHOST CITY (PANinfo-icon): An elderly woman was injured when police opened fire at a vehicle in southeastern Khost province, an official said on Wednesday.

The incident took place near the main square in Khost City, the provincial capital, provincial police spokesman, Ziarat Gul Azhans, told Pajhwok Afghan News.

The woman was walking along the road when hit by a bullet after a policeman opened fire at a vehicle, he said, adding the woman was taken to a private hospital and that she was in stable condition. The policeman had been arrested, he said.

Asadullah, a store owner, confirmed the incident, saying he did not know why the policeman fired at the car.

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