A teenager has been critically injured in south Kashmir’s Kokernag area of Anantnag district, where militants and government forces are engaged in a fierce gun-battle since early morning.
The injured youth has been identified as 15-year-old Yawar Ahmad Chopan son of Abdul Majeed.
The teenager has received bullet injuries in his head.
He has been shifted to the Anantnag district hospital for treatment. His condition is said to be critical.