Youth killed, another injured in forces firing in south Kashmir


A youth was killed and another was injured in alleged army firing at Nowpora area of Mir Bazar in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Monday evening.

Aijaz Ahmad Bhat

An official said that a group of youth pelted stones on army’s 9 RR party who allegedly resorted some gunshots.

In the incident, two persons suffered serious bullet wounds, he said.

Both the injured were taken to Janglat Mandi hospital in neighboring Islamabad district.

An official said that among the two injured one youth namely Aijaz Ahmad Bhat, son of Bashir Ahmad Bhat, a resident of Nowpora Akhran declared brought dead on arrival.

Another injured namely Rayees Ahmad was referred to Srinagar hospital for specialized treatment.


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