Jammu and Kashmir: Civilian killed in forces' firing during stone pelting in Rangreth area

Updated On : 16 Jun , 2017 , 08:32 AM
J-K: Civilian killed in forces' firing during stone pelting in Rangreth area
J-K: Civilian killed in forces' firing during stone pelting in Rangreth area
Srinagar:

A 22-year-old man died as security forces opened fire on a stone-pelting mob in Rangreth area on the outskirts of the city, police said.

A group of youth pelted the security forces’ vehicles with stones at Rangreth, a police official said.

The security personnel opened fire to chase away the protestors in which one person was injured.

Nazir Ahmad was rushed to SKIMS hospital at Soura in a critical condition where he succumbed on the intervening night of June 15 and 16, the official said.

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First Published : Friday, June 16, 2017 07:43 AM
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