Man killed during protest against alleged braid-chopping in Anantnag

Man killed during protest against alleged braid-chopping in Anantnag

Srinagar: A 70-year-old man was killed after being hit by a brick in Anantnag on Friday.

Alleged to be braid chopper, Abdul Salam Wani, succumbed to injuries after he was hit by a brick after suspicions regarding braid chopping.

He was hit by a brick in Danter village of Anantnag district last night after people mistook him as a braid chopper.

Wani was rushed to district hospital Anantnag late last night where from he was referred to SK Institute of Medical Sciences at Soura in a critical condition.