Srinagar: At least six youth sustained injuries in government forces action after as clashes between protesters and forces intensified in the south town of Pulwama during a gunfight between militants and forces on Friday.
Sources in District Hospital Pulwama told Kashmir Reader they received six injured so far with bullet and pellet injuries and referred two among them to Srinagar for specialized treatment.
They however clarified that all the injured were stable.
Official sources said that the gunfight between the holed up militants and government forces was underway in Chatepora area of the town.
Earlier protesters pelted government forces with rocks and tried to disrupt their operation against the holed up militants in Pulwama.
Local sources said that soon after the start of the gunfight the protesters started marching towards the gunfight site pelting stones on forces.