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J-K: Civilian killed in Army firing

PTI | 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 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.