Youth shot dead by forces in Kulgam, several injured

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One civilian has been killed in the ongoing clashes at Hawoora Area of Khudwani locality in South Kashmir’s Kulgam District.

Hospital authorities have confirmed that Shakir Ahmed Khanday son of Mohammed Hussain Khanday who had been injured in the firing of government forces at Redwani has succumbed to his injuries.

According to reports, government forces entered the area to lay a siege around the Hawoora area. However youth in large numbers came out on the streets and hurled stone on the vehicles of Government Forces who responded with massive tear smoke shelling.

As per reports, one youth has been critically wounded during the ongoing clashes which erupted half an hour ago.


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