Srinagar: A civilian was killed allegedly in army firing during an ambush in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district, police said on Sunday.
Asif Iqbal, a driver by profession, was injured in firing by Indian Army personnel during an ambush at Thandipora area of Kupwara on Saturday 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.
Updated Date: Dec 17, 2017 09:43 AM