Anantnag: A youth has been killed and around 20 injured by government forces during clashes in southern Kashmir’s Anantnag on Saturday.
The slain youth has been identified as Sheeraz Ahmad of Brakpora Anantnag. Medical Superintendent district hospital Anantnag Dr Majid Mirab confirmed the youth’s death. The killed youth was hit by pellets in his neck and throat.
Clashes erupted in Anantnag’s Ashajipora and Janglat Mandi soon after people offered Eid prayers in these places.