Youth injured in clashes ensue as forces launch cordon in Budgam village following militant attack


A youth was injured during clashes in forces action at Wadwan village of Soibugh in central Kashmir’s Budgam district on Friday.

The clashes erupted soon after the government forces launched a cordon-and-search operation following the killing of a cop in a militant attack.

Official sources said that the youth namely Adil Farooq Mir son of Farooq Mir resident of Galvanpora, Budgam suffered a bullet wound in his right thigh.

Mir was immediately shifted to nearby hospital where from he was referred to Srinagar hospital for specialized treatment.

Earlier, a policeman SgCt Shamim Ahmad ( belt no. 834) of Yaripora was killed after militants attack him at Wadwan.


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