Youth injured in clashes as forces launch cordon in Budgam

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Srinagar: A youth was injured during clashes with government forces at Wadwan village of Soibugh in central Kashmir’s Budgam district on Friday.
The clashes erupted soon after the government forces launched a cordon-and-search operation following the killing of a cop in a militant attack .
Official sources told GNS that the youth was identified as Adil Farooq Mir of Galvanpora Budgam.
Mir was immediately shifted to nearby hospital where from he was referred to Srinagar hospital for specialized treatment.
Earlier, a policeman SgCt Shamim Ahmad (belt no. 834) of Yaripora in (Kulgam) was killed after militants attacked him at Wadwan.
The cop was posted at the police post guarding the minority community in the area.