A 30 year old youth sustained critical bullet wounds near the encounter site at Gund Checkpora Kanipora Nowgam in central Kashmir’s Budgam district on Friday.

Reports said that the youth took to streets and clashed with the security forces near the encounter site and its adjoining areas including Khanpora Nowgam. The police and paramilitary CRPF used pellets, tear smoke shells and some live ammunition to disperse them resulting in minor injuries to three persons.

Besides, one youth namely Shabir Ahmad son of Mohammad Ashraf of  Chakapora, Kanapora was admitted in SMHS hospital Srinagar.

According to doctors, Shabir had sustained bullet wound in his lower abdomen and is being operated upon.

The doctor said that the condition of the youth is not well.

Earlier, a militant was killed in an encounter with counter insurgent forces at Gund Checkpora, Kanipora, Nowgam, reported news agency GNS.


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