Srinagar: A ninth class student was injured after police opened fire on stone pelting protesters in Koil Pulwama on Thursday, sources said.
Identified as Kamran Mohi ul din, son of Ghulam Mohi ul din was immediately rushed to hospital.
The incident happened when scores of youth pelted stones on a police party passing through the south Kashmir village was stoned by youth.
The party immediately resorted to aerial firing to disperse the protesters, witnesses said adding one of the bullets hit Kamran.
Situation remained very tense in Pulwama district throughout the day after three militants were killed in an encounter at Kakapora.
A civilian was also killed during clashes at the hands of forces in Kakapora while as more than 60 sustained injuries.