A youth was killed and around 50 civilians were injured as security forces opened fire on protesters in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir. The clash occurred near the encounter site where two militants were neutralised and a security personnel was injured earlier in the day.
A gunbattle broke out in Kundallan area after security forces launched a cordon and search operation following inputs about the possible presence of militants. An official said the search operation turned into an encounter after the militants opened fire on the security forces, who retaliated. A jawan was injured in the exchange of fire with the militants, the official added.
He said a large number of civilians rushed towards the encounter site at Kundullan and started pelting stones at security personnel. On Monday, a militant was killed in an overnight encounter with security forces in Kupwara district.
more recommended stories
Bishop Mulakkal Writes to Pope Francis, Offers to Step Down Temporarily
JALANDHAR: Jalandhar Bishop Franco Mulakkal, accused.
Actor Captain Raju Passed Away on Monday Morning
KOCHI: Malayalam actor Captain Raju died.
Espionage Case: Ex-ISRO Scientist Nambi Narayanan Awarded Rs 50 lakh Compensation
NEW DELHI: Supreme Court Friday awarded.
Citing Kerala Floods, UN Chief Says Climate Change Nearing Point of no Return
UN chief Antonio Guterres cited the.
Man Seeks MBBS Admission for Visually Impaired Son
CHENNAI: The father of a candidate.
Bharath Bandh by Opposition Parties, Reports of Violence Reported
NEW DELHI: To protest the rise.
To Fight Air Pollution, 5 Lakh Saplings Planted in a Day Across Delhi
NEW DELHI: The national capital set.
Uber Meets PM Modi, Pitches Flying Taxis to Combat Pollution, Congestion
NEW DELHI: Eric Allison, Head of.
Hanan Hamid, the Kerala Girl Who Sells Fish After College, Suffers Serious Injuries in Accident
KOCHI: Hanan Hamid, the Kerala college.
Prima-Facie Evidence of Unscientific Dam Management: Madhav Gadgil
KOCHI: Renowned ecologist and writer Madhav.