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One civilian killed during Tral encounter.

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A civilian was killed and more than ten civilians injured after being hit by bullets during clashes near the encounter site in Saimoh Village of Tral in southern Kashmir on Saturday.

The deceased has been identified as Molvi Aqib Ahmad of Khanqah Tral and he has succumbed at Sub-district Hospital Tral. He had received a bullet in his forehead.

Over a dozen have sustained bullet injuries , witnesses and locals said, after forces fired on the protesters who were marching towards the encounter site.

Top militant Sabzar Ahmad Dar was killed in the encounter along with another militant.

The injured were brought to sub-district hospital Tral where from few have been referred to Srinagar hospital in critical condition.

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