SRINAGAR: A minor girl was killed and another minor boy injured after being hit by “stray bullets” near encounter site in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Wednesday, police said.
“A minor girl namely Kaneeza and a minor boy Faisal were injured after they were hit by stray bullets more than 100 meters away from the encounter site,” said a spokesman.
He said the duo was shifted to hospital for treatment where the girl succumbed to her injuries.
The boy has been referred to Srinagar and his condition is stable so far, he said.
Earlier three militants were also killed in gun-fight with Indian troops.