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Mohammed Ashraf Ganie
At least ten persons were injured during intense clashes that began around Quimoh encounter site in South Kashmir’s Kulgam District on Sunday.
The youth in large numbers along with women and old men hit the streets after the news of the encounter spread in the area.
People tried to make their way to the encounter site and Government forces fired tear smoke shells and pellets to disperse the protesters.
Sources told The Kashmiriyat that at least ten protesters were injured during the clashes when youth hurled stones upon the troopers in retaliation.
Hospital Officials in Kulgam told The Kashmiriyat that four people with injuries have been admitted in the District hospital Kulgam while officials in PHC confirmed that seven youth with injuries were admitted in the hospital.
The clashes were however going on near the encounter site where two Militants are believed to have been killed so far and massive search operation is still on.
Author: Mohammed Ashraf Ganie
Ashraf is the chief correspondent for The Kashmiriyat from Kulgam District