Girl among three civilians injured in forces action at Pulwama

Srinagar: Three civilians including a girl were injured after army allegedly opened fire in Nowpora Payeen area of Lassipora in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district.

A police officer told GNS that army’s 55 RR patrolling party came under stone pelting in the area. The soldiers opened few shots to disperse the protesters.

In the incident 3 civilians suffered injuries and have been hospitalised for treatment, he said.

However, locals of the area alleged that the troopers raided a number of houses including one of militant’ s house which triggered clashes in the village. (GNS)