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Civilian killed in forces' firing during stone pelting in J&K

PTI
Published : Jun 16, 2017, 9:55 am IST
Updated : Jun 16, 2017, 9:55 am IST

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

Proterters pelt stones at security forces in Kashmir. (Photo: File)
 Proterters pelt stones at security forces in Kashmir. (Photo: File)

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 on Thursday.

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.

Tags: kashmir unrest, stone pelting, security forces, indian army
Location: India, Jammu and Kashmir, Srinagar