Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir Police on Friday registered a case FIR NO 74/2017 U/S 307 against a counter-insurgency Rashtriya Rifles unit in connection with the killing of a youth in Budgam district, sources said.
Tanveer Ahmad Pala was hit by a bullet after a patrol party of 53 Rashtriya Rifles in Beerwah town opened fire on Friday.
Pala was shifted to a hospital where he succumbed.
Another youth was injured in the incident, but doctors termed his condition as stable.
Police in central Badgam district said an FIR had been registered against the army unit in connection with Pala’s death. (Agencies)