An FIR was registered against the Indian Army’s 10 Garhwal Unit after a 22-year-old youth was injured when the army opened fire in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Monday.
According to Army officials, the soldiers had fired in “self-defence”.
The youth identified as Arif Ahmad Lone was injured after protesters in Hawoora village pelted stones at an Army patrol party.
Doctors said the youth is stable.
“Doctors have said that Lone sustained a mouth injury and his condition was stable,” sources said.