Pulwama gunfight: Civilian killed in forces action

A civilian identified as Faizan Ahmad Khan, son of Dr. Abdul Gani Khan, resident of Khrew Pampore, has been killed near the gunfight sight in Pulwama on Friday.

Khan suffered a bullet injury in his abdomen after forces used live ammunition and pellets to disperse protesters who had gathered near the site of the gunfight. He was shifted to district hospital Pulwama where doctors declared him dead on arrival.

Khan, according to officials, was putting up presently at Government Quarters in Pulwama town.

Meanwhile, the gunfight is underway between the militants, believed to be three in number, and the forces at Chatpora area of the district.


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