Srinagar: Several persons were injured, one of them critically, during clashes between protesters and government at Balhama Panthahowk area of Srinagar on Saturday.
A fierce gun battle between militants and forces took place in Balhama two days back resulting in the killing of three militants.
Local sources told Kashmir Reader that a youth was hit by teargas shell in his abdomen after forces resorted to heavy teargas shelling and aerial firing to disperse the stone pelting protesters.
The injured was identified as Farman Ali, a resident of Balhama and he was shifted to Sub District hospital Pampore.
Clashes were going in the area when reports last came in.