Clashes erupt in Beerwah  as army firing leaves 1 dead, another injured

Clashes have erupted in Beerwah after a youth was killed and another injured in Army firing.

According to local sources, a youth who was identified as Tanveer Ahmad Pala, was critically injured after he was hit by a bullet in his head. A tailor by profession, he was rushed to the  PHC Gondipora where he succumbed. Another youth identified as Mohammad Ibrahimm Wani, was injured as armed force fired upon a group of youth who were pelting stones before prayers in the main market of Beerwah.

Following the incident fierce protests erupted in the area and local people refused to bury the body until action was taken against the concerned force personnel of 53 RR.

Meanwhile, police said that a first information report (FIR) has been lodged against army over the killing of the youth.


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