Police officer shot while fitting speed camera
Police are hunting a gunman who shot a policeman in the leg while he installed a speed camera in Sharjah, it has been reported.
According to a report in the National, Nasser Nour Abdullah, 32, was shot in the left leg while fitting the anti-speed device in Al Ittihad Road, near Sahara Mall, at about 4am on Monday.
Officers say they have no idea why Abdullah was shot, but they think the bullet was fired from a building opposite the mall.
Story continues below ↓“Until the criminal is arrested, only he can tell us why he shot the police officer on duty,” a police spokesman told the paper.
Abdullah was said to be recovering well in Al Qassimi Hospital and would be discharged in the next few days.