Youth injured in Bijbehara gunfight succumbs

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A youth injured in Nowshahra-Srigufwara gunfight between the government forces and militants on Friday succumbed to injuries at SKIMS in Srinagar.

A youth identified as Shahid Nazir Hajam, 19, a resident of Sirhama village of Anantnag, who was injured during the encounter at Nowshahra-Srigufwara, the village of Bijbehara tehsil of Anantnag on June 22, 2018.

Hajam was admitted in SKIMS ICU and has succumbed to his injuries today.

On Friday, four militants, civilian and a policeman were killed during an encounter and several others sustained injuries.


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