A youth received bullet injury during clashes that broke out between protesters and government forces in Shatgund village of Handwara in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district where a gunfight between militants and forces is underway.
Two militants have been killed in the ensuing encounter, both believed to be locals
Youth Identified as Mudasir Ahmed, a resident Of Juhama Handwara received bullet injury during ongoing clashes in Shatgund.
They said that scores of protesters including women assembled and pelted stones on forces who responded to immense tear smoke shelling.
Adding that announcements are being made on loudspeakers of the mosques asking others to come out.
People in large numbers from adjacent areas are marching towards the encounter site.