Srinagar: Another youth was killed at the hands of government forces in Chadoora are of central Kashmir’s Budgam district on Sunday, taking the death toll to four.
Local sources said that Shabir Ahmad Bhat, 22 was killed after forces resorted to firing at Dawlatpora area of Chadoora.
They said that Shabir was shot and killed amid severe clashes during which protesters tried to barge into the polling station.
Pertinently, three civilians had already lost their lives in central Kashmir since morning and dozens sustained injuries during anti-election protests.
Polling was underway in Srinagar Lok Sabha seat.