Three youth injured in clashes, searches underway in Kulgam

At least three youth were injured in clashes in Ghat Khudwani area of south Kashmir’s Kulgam district where a cordon and search operation is underway since Saturday morning.

Reports said that three youth sustained injuries in the ongoing clashes with the forces.

They said that the search operation is on despite the clashes between the protesters and the forces.

An official said that three militants are believed to be hiding in the area. “Searches are underway,” he said, adding that reinforcements have been rushed to the area to prevent militants from escaping.

So far, no contact has been established with the militants, he said.

Further details are awaited.