Youth injured in army firing at Pulwama succumbs

Youth injured in army firing at Pulwama succumbs
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Srinagar:  youth was killed and a girl was injured in army firing at Nowpora Payeen in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district.

Youth who had suffered bullet injuries during clashes in Pulwama village has succumbed to injuries, reports said on Friday evening.

The youth has been identified as Vikar Ahmad Rather son of Ghulam Qadir Rather. He had received a bullet in his chest.

Earlier villagers of Nowpora payeen pted stones on army personnel who were allegedly in the village to ransack militant homes.

The army opened indiscriminate fire on protesters injuring two including a girl who were referred to Srinagar for treatment.

The injured girl has been identified as Ruqaya Jan daughter of  Ghulam Mohiuddin and has received a bullet injury in her left leg.