Kulgam clashes; another civilian succumbs

Kulgam clashes; another civilian succumbs

Srinagar: A civilian succumbed to his injuries Sunday after he was injured in clashes with the government forces at Fisal, Yaripora in Kulgam district soon after an encounter between the militants and forces.
Reports said that 22-year-old Mushtaq Ahmad Itoo, son of Mohammad Ibrahim Itoo, resident of Hatigam village of Srigufwara Bijbehara succumbed at the district hospital Anantnag.
Scores of civilians sustained injuries in clashes which hit the south Kashmir areas after the news about the killing of four local militants spread.
As reported earlier, four militants, two army soldiers and a civilian died in the gunfight in Frisal village of Kulgam district early today.
With the succumbing of Itoo, the death toll has gone up to eight.

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