Kashmir Unrest: Youth Killed As Paramilitary Forces Fire Pellets; Toll Rises To 75

Just fresh incidents of violence in Kashmir valley a  20-year-old youth was killed and more than 50 injured when police and paramilitary forces fired pellets on protestors in south Kashmir’s Anantnag on Tuesday morning. While in Srinagar, a 14-year-old boy succumed to his injuries in a hospital, taking the toll of people killed in forces’ firing ever since the unrest that followed the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist Burhan Wani to 75.

Naseer Ahmad Bhat (20), a resident of Seer Hamdan village in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district was killed when police and paramilitary force fired pellets on protestors in his native village.

Villagers said that a team of police and paramilitary forces tried to raid the village to arrest some people but that was foiled by the “volunteers who were on night vigil”. They said the joint party came again in the morning, barged into houses, ransacked them and beat the people. “They also fired pellets which resulted into injuries to a large number of people,” a villager said. “They also beat up anybody who came there way”.

Just fresh incidents of violence in Kashmir valley a  20-year-old youth was killed and more than 50 injured when police and paramilitary forces fired pellets on protestors in south Kashmir’s Anantnag on Tuesday morning. While in Srinagar, a 14-year-old boy succumed to his injuries in a hospital, taking the toll of people killed in forces’ firing ever since the unrest that followed the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist Burhan Wani to 75. Naseer Ahmad Bhat (20), a resident of Seer Hamdan village in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district was killed when police and paramilitary force fired pellets on protestors in his native village. Villagers said that a team of police and paramilitary forces tried to raid the village to arrest some people but that was foiled by the “volunteers who were on night vigil”. They said the joint party came again in the morning, barged into houses, ransacked them and beat the people. “They also fired pellets which resulted into injuries to a large number of people,” a villager said. “They also beat up anybody who came there way”.