Army On Terror Hunt: Schools Shut, Clashes

Meanwhile, at least three youth were injured after army opened fire in Saderkoot Bala area of district Bandipora today, allegedly after being attacked with stones.

The injured have been identified as Hilal Ahmed Wani, Latief Ahmed Khan and Suhail Ahmed Bhat from Saderkoot Bala. All the injured were been shifted to hospital for treatment.

Earlier, protests broke out in the area against the killing of the militant Abid Hamid Mir in the encounter at Amargah.

Tensions are high in parts of the Valley with the authorities snapping mobile internet in north Kashmir to prevent “law and order problem”. In South Kashmir’s Anantnag, an Army party was stoned on Srinagar-Jammu highway.

Witnesses said the Army party, returning from Kulgam where they were also stoned near Qaimoh Khudwani area of the district, resorted to firing warning shots in the air.

“The party from GoC Victor Forces came under attack at Wanpoh, Harnag and Khanabal in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district,” an Army official said, adding that Police has registered a case and investigations are underway.

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