Kulgam, July 7, CNS:: A youth was killed after army allegedly fired upon a group of protesters in Hawoora area of South Kashmir’s Kulgam district.
Eyewitnesses and reports said that an Army patrol from 1st Rashtriya Rifles of Indian Army were pelted at Hawoora Redwani area of the district. Witnesses added that army retaliated and fired volley of rounds resulting in the injuries of a couple of youth, who were hospitalized.
A youth identified as Shakir Ahmed Khanday succumbed to his injuries in the hospital, soruces said.
A police official while confirming the incident said tha a group of youth pelted stones on army patrol.