Civilian Killed In Army Firing In Kashmir

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Srinagar(PTI): A civilian was killed allegedly in Army firing during an ambush in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district, police said today.

Asif Iqbal, a driver by profession, was injured in firing by Army personnel during an ambush at Thandipora area of Kupwara last night, a police official said.

He said the forces had laid an ambush in the area following intelligence inputs about the movement of militants.

Iqbal was rushed to a hospital at Kralpora where from he was referred to a hospital here, but he succumbed on the way, the official said.

He said further details are awaited.

Army officials were not available for a comment.

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