Over a dozen persons were injured after government forces used live ammunition and fired tear gas shells to disperse protesters in Tahab and other areas of Pulwama district in south Kashmir following the death of two militants in a gunfight on Sunday.
Sources said that Asif Ahmad, a resident of Lassipora, was hit by a bullet in his chest.
He was shifted to District Hospital Pulwama for treatment.
Clashes erupted in Tahab village and Pulwama town after two militants were killed in a gunfight with government forces early Sunday.
Internet services were suspended in Pulwama district of south Kashmir following the killing of the militants.
The slain militants have been identified as Shariq Ahmad Sheikh of Takuna Pulwama and Shabir Mir of Mihind village of Anantnag.