More than ten injured in clashes with forces in Kulgam village

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Srinagar: More than ten persons sustained injuries after hundreds of protesters clashed with government forces in south Kashmir’s Khudwani area during a forces operation.

Forces had launched cordon and search operation (CASO) in Khudwani area of Kulgam district, local sources said adding soon after the CASO, hundreds of people hit the streets and pelted rocks on forces who retaliated with pellet firing and tear smoke shelling.

More than ten people sustained injuries, one among them critically, during the clashes, they said.

The critically injured was referred to Srinagar for advanced treatment, local sources said.