Kulgam, July 7, CNS: Three civilian have been killed after government forces opened fire on protesters during clashes in Redwani village of South Kashmir’s Kulgam District on Saturday.
The slain civilians have been identified as Shakir Ahmed Khanday (22), Irshad Majeed (20) and a girl Andleeb (16), hospital sources said
They said that many others have sustained injuries in the incident and the situation was tense in the area.
The clashes erupted soon after government forces entered the village and started laying siege around. The youth started raising slogans and pelted forces with rocks who retaliated with firing injuring at least three protesters. The injured were shifted to Frisal Hospital where they succumbed.
Latest reports said that massive protests were going on in the area.