Minor boy injured as unexploded shell went off in Shopian village

Srinagar: A 10-year-old boy was injured seriously after a shell exploded near the encounter site at Chaigund area of south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Thursday.

Official sources told  a group of people were clearing the debris of a house which gutted following an encounter last evening.

In the meantime, an unexploded shell went off resulting in injuries to a minor boy namely Musharraf Ahmad.

He was immediately shifted to Pulwama district hospital where from he was referred to SKIMS Soura in serious conditions.

Pertinently, an encounter took place Wednesday evening at Chaigund village where two militants and a civilian were killed while as two girls received injuries.

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