Kashmir: One killed in clashes with security forces in Shopian district

14 August 2017, 11:15 AM
Kashmir: One killed in clashes with security forces in Shopian district
Kashmir: One killed in clashes with security forces in Shopian district

One person was killed in south Kashmir's Shopian district during security forces' action on a mob of stone pelters who were protesting after an encounter in which three militants were killed on Sunday, police said.

Mohammad Sayeed Bhat (25) received bullet injuries when security forces used fire to chase away the mob near the encounter site at Avneera in Shopian, a police official said.

He said Bhat was taken to a hospital where he succumbed. The official said 12 other persons were injured in the clashes. 

First Published: Monday, August 14, 2017 11:11 AM
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