J&K: One killed, 4 injured in clashes with security forces in Shopian

The child who was injured when the school bus he was travelling in was targeted by stone-pelters

In Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district, a group of stone-pelters attacked a school bus carrying students in Kanipora village.

The fire was returned by the security men and during the exchange of fire, militants managed to escape from the area, they said. As the vehicle made its way to its destination, miscreants hurled stones at the bus.

"School children attacked, tourists attacked, MLA's home petrol bombed".

"A gunfight has started just now between militants and government forces in Turkawangam village here", a senior police official posted in Shopian told Xinhua.

Police have launched a manhunt to arrest stone pelters who targeted students of Rainbow International School.

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Opposition National Conference leader Omar Abdullah, meanwhile, said such attacks deserve "unequivocal condemnation".

In a statement, Shopian SSP Shailendra Kumar said that the search for the stone pelters is underway.

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti expressed "shock and anger" over the incident and assure perpetrators of the "senseless and cowardly" act be brought to justice.

Inayat, another youth who was critically injured has been shifted to a hospital in Srinagar. "In our resistance movements we need to demonstrate our mature thinking and follow discipline", Mr Geelani said. "Stone throwing incident on a school bus is quiet disturbing". "Teachers present in the bus administered first aid and calmed the remaining students".

He said he was not present at his residence at the time of the attack and was not aware of any damage in the incident. Recently, during an encounter in Khudwani area of Kulgam district, four youths lost their lives trying to save 3 militants engaged in a long gunfight.

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