Srinagar: A civilian was injured during clashes near the gunfight site at Aglar Kandi village of Pulwama district in south Kashmir, sources said.
SSP Pulwama Mohammad Aslam told GNS that an army soldier Sham Sundar of 44 RR sustained serious bullet injuries during exchange of fire with militants and was referred to Army hospital where he succumbed.
A civilian namely Tariq Ahmad Bhat s/o Ghulam Bhat r/o Kandi Aglar was also injured when massive clashes between protesters and government forces erupted in the area amid encounter. The civilian sustained bullet wound on left side of his chest and has been hospitalized.
Meanwhile, Internet services have been snapped in Pulwama district in wake of the gunfight.