Srinagar: Third civilian was shot dead in Chadoora village during clashes between government forces and protesters on Tuesday.
The injured who was hit with a bullet was rushed to SMHS hospital Srinagar however, he succumbed to his injuries, sources said.
The deceased, a resident of Rangreth, was in Chadoora village at the time of clashes, they added. He has been identified as Ashfaq Ahmad.
Protesters, mostly, youths started protesting and pelting stones on forces soon after a gunfight raged in Zuin village of central Kashmir.
Earlier, Zahid Rashid and Aamir Fayaz were killed in force’s actions.
As per hospital sources more than 25 people sustained injuries during day long clashes in Chadoora.