Kulgam encounter aftermath: Scores of civilians injured in protests

Aakash Hassan

KL News Network

Kulgam

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After Massive clashes near the encounter site in which four militants and two soldiers were killed, scores of protests have received serious injuries.

The reports from Frisal Kulgam are that after the encounter broke in the wee hours on Sunday morning, locals from the surrounding areas started marching towards the site and attempted to break the cordon.

Youth shouting slogans begun pelting stones on the forces and in retaliation forces fired teargas shells and bullets.

“At least ten youth received injuries in front of me,” a local said, “and many of them have received bullets.”

The injured have been shifted to the different hospitals and there are violent protests going on near the site as this report is being filed.

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