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Man killed during clashes with security forces near encounter site

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

A man was killed while 20 others were injured today in clashes between stone-pelters and security forces near an in of where two militants were killed.

Tamsheel of Vehil in Shopian died after suffering during the clashes near Kundullan, a said.

He said 20 other persons were injured of which eight were referred to hospitals here for specialised treatment.

Some people had assembled near the and indulged in stone-pelting on security forces, who were engaged in an anti-militancy operation, officials said.

Two militants were killed in the operation that was launched in the wee hours today after security forces got a tip off about presence of the ultras in the area.

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First Published: Tue, July 10 2018. 15:55 IST