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J&K: One killed, many injured in protests after PM Modi leaves

Gowhar Ahmad Dar died after he was hit on the head by a teargas shell.

By: Express News Service | Srinagar | November 8, 2015 1:57:39 am

A 22-year-old was killed in Srinagar Saturday and another critically injured as protests erupted across the Valley following Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit. The J&K government has ordered a magisterial probe into the killing.

Gowhar Ahmad Dar died after he was hit on the head by a teargas shell. The incident took place when police were trying to control protesters, who were pelting stones on the Srinagar-Baramulla highway. The protesters also targeted vehicles ferrying people back from Modi’s rally, leaving more than 20 injured.

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