Several civilians injured after forces resort to pellet firing near gunfight site in Shopian


Several civilians were injured in clashes between government forces and protesters near the site of gunfight in Shopian district of south Kashmir, reports said.
They said that clashes erupted after a gunfight broke out between militants and forces in Awneera village.
Reports said that many civilians were injured after forces resorted to pellet firing on protesters who were trying to disrupt the anti-militant operation.
The injured were shifted to SDH hospital Yaripora and District Hospital Kulgam for treatment.
Meanwhile, a fierce exchange of fire is going on in the village where three militants are believed to be trapped.

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