Pulwama, Aug 01 : A youth was hit by a bullet near the site of a gunfight in Hakripora village of Pulwama district of south Kashmir on Tuesday. Several other protesters have also been injured
Reports said that people from all the surrounding villages of Pahoo, Kakapora and Newa marched towards Hakripora where a gunfight started early morning.
Government forces deployed in the area used live ammunition, pellets and teargas shells to disperse the protesters who pelted them with stones.
A civilian, identified as Jehanagir Ahmad of Kakapora, was hit by bullet in his abdomen. He was shifted to SMHS hospital for specialized treatment. His condition is stated to be critical.
Several others have suffered pellet injuries, reports said.
Top Lashkar commander Abu Dujana is believed to be trapped inside a house along with an associate.