Youth hit with bullet, other three sustained pellets injuries in eye at encounter site in Kulgam | KNO

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Youth hit with bullet, other three sustained pellets injuries in eye at encounter site in Kulgam | KNO

Kashmir News Observer (KNO)

Kulgam, May 29 (KNO) : Massive clashes erupted at encounter site in Kulgam resulting in injuries to four youth. One youth identified as Yawar Ahmad sustained bullet injury while as other three youth were hit with pellets in eye. Medical superintendent Kulgam confirmed to KNO about the injuries sustained by youth. "All were shifted to Srinagar hospital for specialised treatment," he told KNO. Earlier a militant was killed in an encounter that raged between government forces and militants in Tazipora Mohanpora village of Kulgam district. An official told KNO that a joint team of forces including 9 RR, 18 BN CRPF and SOG kulgam launched search operation after having specific inputs about the presence of militants in the area. On intensifying search operation towards the suspected spot, hiding militants fired upon forces triggered an encounter, he said.(KNO)