Non-local labourer injured in Pulwama shootout

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Pulwama: A non-local labourer on Wednesday was critically injured after militants and army exchanged gunfire in Lassipora area of this south Kashmir district.

Arjun Kumar of north India’s Uttar Pradesh was critically injured when government forces and militants exchanged gunfire in Hajidarpora area of Lassipora here this morning, official sources told Kashmir Reader.

Kumar received bullet in the head and was shifted to the district hospital Pulwama for treatment.

“The injured person is being treated upon at the hospital. We’re trying to ascertain the nature of injury,” a senior doctor at the district hospital Pulwama told Kashmir Reader.