Several injured during clashes in slain militant’s village in Pahalgam

At least ten people were injured Saturday  in clashes with  government forces in Yannad village of Pahalgam in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Saturday.

Reports said that  clashes broke out in the village soon  after the news of the death of a local militant Arif Ahmad Mir reached the area.

They said that youth  threw stones at forces, to which  forces retaliated by firing tear gas and pellets leading to clashes between stone throwing youth and government forces.

Earlier, five militants and a civilian were killed in Kiloora Shopian during an encounter. While a number of people have sustained injuries near the encounter sight during clashes with government forces.

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