Clashes in Pulwama village after slain youth’s funeral

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Srinagar: Clashes between government forces and protesters erupted in a Pulwama village on Wednesday after the funeral prayers of a 17 Year old Akeel Ahmad Bhat.
Akeel son of late Abdul Majeed Bhat who was injured in force’s action yesterday succumbed to his injuries early today.
Witnesses said that soon after the funeral prayers angry protesters pelted stones on forces camp at nearby Haal and personnel deployed around who retaliated with tear smoke shelling.
Akeel was injured yesterday in clashes during and after the gunfight at Hakripora village which ended on the killing of LeT Commander Abu Dujana and his aide Arif Lelhari. One more civilian, Firdous Ahmad was killed in forces action yesterday.

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