BUDGAM — A civilian has suffered bullet injury during a cordon-and-search-operation (CASO) on Tuesday at Drang forests of Lachampora Khag in Central Kashmir’s Budgam district.
Reports said that a civilian identified as Bilal Ahmad Rather son of Ghulam Mohammad Rather, a resident of Chairhara Khag suffered bullet injury in his leg after a joint team of army’s 62 RR and J&K police’s SOG cordoned off Drang forests and started searches.
Reports said the injured youth was immediately shifted to PHC Khag where he’s being treated and his condition is said to be stable.
A top offical said that “it seems the youth was injured during initial fire opened by army”, adding that “we are ascertaining the facts”.
Local sources said that all entry and exit points towards the area were sealed by the government forces and search operation is going on in the area.