Another civilian was hit with bullet after government forces opened fire to disperse the protesters near the encounter site at Behmnoo village of Pulwama district on Monday.
According to the sources, the injured was identified as Mohammad Saleem of Chawan Keller. He was referred to Srinagar from Pulwama district hospital.Earlier another civilian Jahangir Ahmad Wagay son of Abdul Hamid, a resident of
Earlier another civilian Jahangir Ahmad Wagay son of Abdul Hamid, a resident of Abhama was hit with a bullet in his abdomen. He too was immediately referred to Srinagar for specialised treatment.
Witnesses said that many protesters were hit with pellets near the encounter site as they tried to reach nearer to help the holed up militants escape.
Meanwhile, the encounter was going on when reports last came in.