Dozens injured in clashes near encounter site in Arwani


Srinagar, Dozens of persons were injured in clashes that erupted in parts of south Kashmir after an encounter erupted between militants and government forces on Thursday.

Thirty among the injured have been hit by pellets, said witnesses in Arwani area of Bijbehara where an encounter is underway since last evening.

Meanwhile, there are conflicting reports about the fatal casualties in the encounter.

Witnesses said that the house in which the militants were trapped has been blasted by Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs).