Civilian injured in J&K clashes as militants flee

Civilian injured in J&K clashes as militants flee
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Srinagar: A civilian was injured in clashes with the security forces during protests following a brief gunfight in Jammu and Kashmir’s Bandipora district on Monday.

Riyaz Ahmad was injured in the clashes that broke out in Hajan area where a brief exchange of gunfire took place between the militants and the security forces earlier during the day, a police officer said.

Taking advantage of the clashes the militants hiding in the area have managed to escape, reports said.

IANS