Man killed in Army firing in Kashmir

SRINAGAR: A 22-year-old man was today killed allegedly in Army firing during clashes with stone-pelting protestors in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.

A group of protestors pelted stones on an Army convoy at Trehgam in Kupwara district around 8 pm, a police official said.

He said the troops opened fired to disperse the protestors, resulting in injuries to two of them.

"One of the injured, Khalid Gaffer, succumbed to injuries at a hospital. He was hit by a bullet in the throat," the official said.

 

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