Three boys were injured after an unexploded shell went off near a gunfight site in Shirmal area of south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Tuesday.

An official said that an unexploded shell went off when some boys fiddled with it, resulting in injuries to three minor boys.

He said that soon after the incident all the injured were shifted to to PHC Litter, where their condition was said to be stable.

Notably, a terrorist was killed while a trooper was injured during a gunfight in the area yesterday.