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Khudwani encounter: Youth hit by pellets in eye shifted to Srinagar

Khudwani encounter: Youth hit by pellets in eye shifted to Srinagar
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A youth was hit by pellets during clashes near the site of a gunfight in Khudwani area of south Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Wednesday.

Reports said that the youth, identified as Irfan Ahmad of Tengpora Khudwani, was shifted to a local hospital where from he was referred to Srinagar for specialized treatment.

Earlier, massive clashes erupted between the youth and government forces near the site of the gunfight in Wani Mohalla area of Khudwani.

The encounter broke out on Tuesday night in Wani Mohalla of Khudwani village, so far one army man has been killed while two others have sustained injuries and a civilian Sharjeel Ahmed Sheikh, a local resident was also killed during the clashes near the encounter site.

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