Shopian, January 16 (KMW):Â A civilian who was injured in a gunfight between militants and government forces in the Batmurran village of Shopian succumbed to injuries at district hospital Shopian on Tuesday.
The deceased has been identified as Mohammad Ayoub Bhat, a resident of Mulu Chitragaam who had received three bullets during the encounter.
Itâ€™s pertinent to mention, the overnight on December 19 in the dusky Batmurran village led to the killing of two Jaish-e-Muhammad militants and a housewife as post-incident clashes led to pellet injuries to many people. At least three protesters had received pellet injuries in their eyes. In that gunfight, two militants were killed while a woman died and around 50 protesters were injured near the encounter site.
The gunfight also resulted in the damage of two houses by government forces