Srinagar: “An Army patrol was subjected to heavy stone pelting by a mob in Kondur village near Beerwah town at 1315 hours today,” Army spokesperson Col Rajesh Kalia said in a statement.
“In no time the numbers swelled and the intensity of stone pelting increased,” Col Kalia said adding “Some stone-pelters tried to close in with the patrol and snatch weapons from the soldiers.”
“Two persons were reportedly injured when troops opened fired. One of the injured, however, later succumbed to his injuries,” Kalia said.
Pertinently, Tanveer Ahmad, a 22 year old youth was killed in central Kashmir’s Beerwah town in Army firing.