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Protestors clash with security forces in Kashmir after Pulwama encounter

Security forces had cordoned off the Drubgam village where funeral preparations of Manzoor Ahmad Baba, the Jaish-e-Muhammad militant killed on Sunday

IANS  |  Srinagar 

Visuals of army personnel after killing Abu Ismail in Nowgam. Photo: ANI
Representative image of security personnel. Photo: ANI

A youth was hit by a bullet on Monday during clashes with the forces in Jammu and Kashmir's district.

forces had cordoned off the Drubgam village where funeral preparations of Manzoor Ahmad Baba, the (JeM) militant killed on Sunday, was on.

Baba was killed along with another militant, Fardeen Ahmad Khandey, in a gunfight inside the Central Reserve Police Force training centre in Lethpora area.

Protesters trying to breach the cordon clashed with the forces.

"A youth sustained a gunshot injury during these protests. He has been shifted to Srinagar for treatment," police sources said.

Scores of people also attended the funeral prayers of Khandey in Nazneenpora village of Tral area.

The mourners gathered in large numbers despite restrictions imposed by the authorities.

First Published: Mon, January 01 2018. 15:28 IST
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