Youth hit by bullet during clashes in Drubgam Pulwama

TNN Bureau. Updated: 1/1/2018 12:09:18 PM

Pulwama, Dec 01: A youth was injured during clashes with government forces in Drubgam village of Pulwama in south Kashmir on Monday ahead of the funeral of slain Jaish militant Manzoor Ahmad Baba.
Baba was killed along with an associate Fardeen Ahmad Khandey after they mounted an attack on CRPF training centre in Lethpora area of Awantipora yesterday.

Eye-witnesses and reports said that forces had laid an outer cordon to prevent militants from reaching the village to offer a gun-salute.
Soon, clashes erupted as the people staged massive protests.
Witnesses said that forces resorted used live bullets besides teargas shells to disperse the protesters.

A youth, reportedly from Tahab village, was hit by a bullet in his face during the clashes. He was shifted to District Hospital Pulwama where from he was referred to Srinagar for specialized treatment.

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