Clashes erupt in Pulwama

Clashes broke out in south Kashmir’s  Pulwama town on Friday  after the news about the killing of a local militant in Sopore encounter spread in the area.

Scores of youth took to streets as soon as the news of the killing of  local  B-Tech student Khursheed Ahmad Malik son of Ghulam Nabi Malik, who had joined militancy two days back spread in the area, reports said.

They said that  shopkeepers pulled down their shutters in the Pulwama town after youth pelted stones on government forces.

Earlier,  in a gunfight  at Sopore village in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district two militants were killed.

 

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