One Dead, Scores injured as forces open fire in Pulwama

One youth was shot dead by the government forces near the gunfight site at Chatpora area of district Pulwama on Friday.

The deceased youth has been identified as Faizan Ahmad Khan son of Abdul Gani Khan of Ladoo, Khrew area of the district.

A medico at District Hospital Pulwama confirmed the killing of Faizan.

“Faizan was brought dead to the hospital. He had received a bullet injury in chest,” he said.

Over a dozen of youth have been injured in clashes at Chatpora gunfight site.

Three to four militants are believed to be trapped at Chatpora.