Budgam Gunfight: Several injured in clashes

Srinagar : Scores of persons were injured during intense clashes with the security forces in Kuthpora Chadoora near Chattergam area of Budgam district on Wednesday following the killing of top LeT commander Naveed Jatt and his associate in an encounter.

Reports said that soon after the gunfight broke out scores of the youth took to streets and clashed with the forces. Forces resorted to tear gas and pellets to chase away the protestors and resulting in injuries to several protesters.

Sources said that the injured youth were shifted to different hospitals for treatment.

Two militants including top Lashkar commander Naveed Jatt were killed and three army men injured in the gunfight.

Clashes were going on in the area when this report was filed.

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