Srinagar: Two militants are believed hiding in central Kashmir’s Budgam as a security forces’ search patrol came under fire on Thursday morning.
An official spokesman said the firing between militants and security forces took place at Futlipora, Pakharpora of Budgam district.
“Firing is on in the area. We suspect two militants in the area,” said a police official.
Meanwhile, 15-year-old Sinar Ahmad Mir shot on face by forces in Futlipora Pakherpora of Budgam fired live ammunition to disperse the protesters near the gunfight site at Futlipora village in Pakerpora area of Budgam district on Thursday, local sources said.
Clashes between protesters and government forces erupted near the encounter site soon after the gunfight stared.
Sources said that a youth was hit with bullet fired by the forces. The injured was shifted to the nearby hospital.