Civilian injured by militant firing in Budgam: Police

BUDGAM: Police on Tuesday said that a civilian was injured on the leg after militants fired upon government forces in the Lassipora Khag area of central Kashmir’s Budgam district.

A police spokesman said that militants fired upon the government forces while on an operational duty near village Lassipora Khag in which the civilian, Bilal Ahmad Rather of Charihar received an injury in the leg.

“The injured is stable and the area adjacent to the place of incident i.e Lachmanpora Beerwah is under cordon and search is going on,” the police said, adding, “Credential of the injured person also being ascertained.”

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