Kulgam gunfight: Third civilian killed in clashes

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Srinagar: Third civilian was killed in clashes between protesters and government forces in Khudwani area of south Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Wednesday.
The third deceased has been identified as Faisul Illahi.
Pertinently, two civilians, Sharjeel Ahmad and Bilal Amad were killed earlier and around 30 sustained injuries after clashes erupted between protesters and government forces near the gunfight site at Khudwani area of Kulgam district.
Witnesses said that forces resorted to firing, pellet firing and tear gas shelling against the stone pelting protesters who were trying to disrupt the force’s operation against the holed up militants.