Srinagar: A youth identified as Asif Ahmad resident of Lassipora Pulwama was hit with a bullet Sunday after forces opened fire to disperse the stone pelting protesters in Tahab Pulwama.
Asif was hit with a bullet and was rushed to Pulwama hospital, witnesses said adding he was immediately referred to Srinagar for advanced treatment in a critical condition.
Hospital sources in Pulwama told Kashmir Reader that they received at least five injured youth apart from Asif who had multiple pellet injuries.
Intense clashes were going on near and around the encounter site at south Kashmir village since morning.
Two local militants were killed in the gunfight which took place early today.