Staff Reporter

Coimbatore: Govindarajan (15), an SSLC student of Sundappalayam, sustained injuries when Ganesan (19) opened fire in an air gun at Poochiyur near here. It is learnt that Govindarajan had gone there to buy doves from Ganesan’s father.

On Thursday, Ganesan was said to be practicing with the air gun using a tin and accidentally the pellet hit Govindarajan on his stomach.

The injured was admitted to the CMC Hospital and a case has been registered against Ganesan.

Bomb hoax

Three phone calls received by Visweswaraya School at Sukrawarpet stating that a bomb would go off were found to be a hoax. Bomb Detection Disposal Squad personnel conducted searches and found the call to be a hoax.

However, after the searches the quarterly examinations went on.

The police have traced the phone call to a phone booth in Gandhipark area.

Constable injured

A traffic constable Srinivasan who was on duty on Avanashi Road near Tirupur textiles sustained injuries when he was knocked down by a two-wheeler on Thursday morning. He was rushed to a private hospital with fracture and injuries.