Two civilians of Langate among the injured are critical with one carrying a bullet injury in his leg. The other has been hit by pellets. The duo has been referred to Srinagar.
Langate lawmaker, Engineer Rasheed, told media that the forces fired on civilians “without having been provoked”.
He added that due to communication blockade he could not contact the local SP and army major for to know the ground situation.
Notably, Langate had remained calm in last 30 days during the current uprising in Kashmir triggered by killing of popular militant commander Burhan Wani on July 8, 2016. However, the people had offered funeral prayers of civilians killed by forces during these days.
Several people were injured in fresh clashes that broke out in Anantnag area on Sunday after government forces stopped people from holding a rally amid curfew restrictions, reports said.
Authorities according to sources have said that they are taking effective measures to prevent such rallies.
The protests were held at many places in south Kashmir district, reports said.