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2 civilians, as many armed forces personnel injured in Kulgam military Op: Police

Military operation in Mir Bazar Kulgam. Photo: Saqib Mir

Kulgam: Two civilians were injured and as many militants of Lashker-e-Taiba are believed to be trapped in Mirbazar in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district, officials said.

Official sources said that two civilians, Sahil Yaqoob Bhat (25) son of Mohammad Yaqoob Bhat of Dantar Anantnag and Shahid Farooq Sheikh (22) son of Farooq Ahmed Sheikh of Larm kulgam, suffered injuries in the lower abdomen and right thigh respectively at the military operation site.

The circumstances under which the injuries were suffered were not immediately known, they said.

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