Srinagar: A civilian youth was killed on Tuesday after government forces opened fire on protesters near the encounter site at Hakripora village of Pulwama district, sources said.
They said that many protesters sustained injuries in fresh firing by forces during clashes near and around the gunfight site.
Medical Superintendent District Hospital Pulwama, Dr Abdul Rashid Parra told Kashmir Reader that a youth Firdous Ahmad of Begumbagh, Kakapora was brought dead to the hospital.
“He was hit with a bullet on his chest,” Medical Superintendent said.
Pertinently two militants including LeT Kashmir chief Abu Dujana were killed by forces in the gunfight.