As per the recent reports, a teenager reportedly got injured after a gunfight between security forces and militants started in Badgam district, Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday morning.
A police official said in a statement, “Fifteen-year-old Sinar Ahmad was injured when the army resorted to aerial firing after the mob attack on the convoy”.
It was reported that an army convoy which was carrying reinforcements to Futlipora village, was attacked with stones by a mob in Pakherpora Chowk when the gun battle was on in the area.
The teenage boy was immediately shifted to a hospital in Srinagar.
The police officer told the media, “As they closed in on the hiding militants, the security forces were fired upon triggering the encounter, which is still on”.
Following the incident, the authorities have suspended Internet services in the district.