Srinagar: An army man was killed and four others suffered injuries in the gunfight between militants and government forces in Awneera village of Shopian district on Saturday, police sources said.
They said that the operation was still going on.
Several civilians were also injured in clashes which broke out during the gunfight.
Local sources said that forces resorted to pellet firing resulting in injuries to many protesters.
They said that injured were shifted to SDH hospital Yaripora and District Hospital Kulgam.