Youth injured in clashes near gunfight site in south Kashmir’s Shopian

Killing of two militants during a gunfight with the security forces in triggered violent protests in Adkhara.
Youth injured in clashes near gunfight site in south Kashmir’s Shopian

A youth was injured in clashes with the security forces near the site of a gunfight in Adkhara village of south Kashmir's Shopian district on Friday.

Reports said that Mudasir Ahmad, a resident of Wuyan villageof Imam Sahab area suffered a bullet injury in his leg following which he wasshifted to a hospital for treatment.

Earlier, the killing of two militants during a gunfight withthe security forces in triggered violent protests in Adkhara.

Reports said that youth took to streets and clashed with theforces near the gunfight site in Adkhara village. The forces, they said,responded by firing live ammunition and tear gas.

An official said two militants were killed in a gunfight inAdkhara early today after the army, police and the CRPF launched acordon-and-search-operation in the area.

He said the identity of the slain militants was beingascertained.

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