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By News Desk | Srinagar, Kashmir Irfan Nabi Ganie Two civilians were killed in firing by Indian Army in Sumbal area of Bandipore district of Indian-controlled Kashmir- 25 kilometres from here, late last night during a cordon operation. Sources told The Kashmir Walla that the Army had laid a cordon in Markandal and during which a civilian was killed. Soon after the killing, protests erupted in the area and another civilian was killed when Army opened fire on the protesters, at early morning. The two youths have been identified as 18-year-old Irfan Nabi Ganie son of Ghulam Nabi and Irshad Ahmad Dar,

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Tahir Rasool Sofi, killed by army today. [T]he completeness of night’s silence is absolute in Kashmir. Earlier today another boy was put six feet under. Killed in cold blood in Baramulla by the Indian army. Apparently a small crowd was protesting against the hanging of Afzal Guru and driven by pure emotion, pelted a passing army truck with stones. Since Kashmiri blood costs next to nothing, the armymen quickly got down, cocked their machine guns and sprayed the protesting kids with bullets, instantly killing a kid – Tahir — in his 20s. Nothing much. His friends, too shocked to react,

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Fresh protests started in Kashmir valley today against the death of a Kashmiri student in Hyderabad on Saturday and for the return of body of Mohammad Afzal Guru. Thousands of people came out to join protests in the Srinagar city. In the afternoon, during protests a 24-year-old youth, Tahir Sofi, was killed by the 46-RR of Indian army when they opened fire at the protestors. The state chief minister has called for a probe into the killing. The leading pro-freedom leader, Syed Ali Shah Geelani, however, condemned the army action and paid tributes to the deceased youth. In the Srinagar

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Tahir Rasool Sofi, a photo taken by an eyewitness in Varmul. By Shahid Tantray A youth has died on spot when 46 Rashtriya Rifles of Indian army opened fire on the protestors in North Kashmir’s Varmul district- 60 kilometers from Srinagar. Eyewitnesses said 24-year old, Tahir Rasool Sofi son Ghulam Rasool Sofi of Ganaihama old town, Varmul,  received a head injury during forceful protests in Kakrhama area of the district. Tahir, a masters in physical education, was taken to a local hospital where doctors confirmed him brought dead. Another youth, Mohammad Abbas has also received bullet injury in his leg.