Kulgam gunfight: Injured civilian succumbs on way to hospital

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Srinagar: A 24-year-old civilian, identified as Rouf Ahmad Ganai son of Abdul Salam Ganai, a resident of Anchidora Anantnag, has succumbed to injuries while on way to a Srinagar hospital.

Reports said that Roof was hit by a bullet in his throat during clashes with government forces near encounter site in Kulgam district.

Reports said that more than a dozen civilians have suffered injuries in the clashes so far.

Five militants were killed in the encounter that raged for almost 12 hours in Chowgam village of Qazigund in Kulgam district.