A youth was critically injured during intense clashes in Khudwani area of south Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Monday.
Reports said that youth identified as Shakir Ahmad got injured after massive stone throwing clashes erupted in the area following a launch of cordon and search operation (CASO) by government forces.
According to reports the youth has been hit with a tear smoke shell in his head and has been shifted to Srinagar for specialized treatment.
Earlier, hundreds of youth hit the streets and in order to thwart the operations threw stones on government forces near the encounter site.
In retaliation the troopers fired in the air to disperse protesters.