SRINAGAR, MAY 11: A youth was injured in clashes which erupted between protesters and the government forces in Soibugh following a militant attack in nearby Wadwan village in central Kashmir’s Budgam district on Friday.
An eye witness said that youth hurled rocks at army vehicles heading towards Wadwan village following the attack.
He said that army men fired few shots in the air to chase away the protesters.
Official sources told GNS news agency that a youth, identified as Adil Farooq Mir son of Farooq Mir resident of Galwanpora, Budgam suffered a bullet wound in his right thigh.
Mir was immediately shifted to nearby hospital where from he was referred to Srinagar hospital for specialized treatment.
A policeman was killed after militants attacked a police guard in Wadwan. The slain was identified as Shamim Ahmad of Yaripora.