Civilian injured in firing incident in Pulwama’s Niloora village


Srinagar: A civilian was wounded in a firing incident during a cordon-and-search-operation in a village in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Saturday, reports said.

Quoting an unnamed police official, news agency GNS reported that a civilian, identified as Bashir Ahmad Mir, was hit by a bullet during a CASO launched by the government forces in Niloora village.

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The official, according to the report, said that Mir recieved bullet wound in leg during the CASO when some exchange of firing took place between militants and the Army.

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The injured civilian, he said, was shifted to a nearby hospital where his condition is said to be stable.

The officer said that cordon and search operation is in progress in Niloora.

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