Srinagar: A civilian was killed after hit by a bullet during clashes between protesters and forces in Arwani village of Kulgam district in south Kashmir on Friday.
Sources said that Mohammad Ashraf Khar, a resident of nearby Kharpora village was hit by a bullet and shifted to District Hospital Anantnag.
Hospital sources told Kashmir Reader that Ashraf was brought dead.
Local sources said that many civilians have received injuries in ongoing clashes between forces and protesters erupted during search and cordon operation in Arwani.
Earlier forces launched cordon and search operation in the village against the hiding militants.