Kupwara: Army on Wednesday shot dead a youth during clashes in Trehgam area of the north Kashmir district.
A group of youth in Trehgam area of the frontier district pelted an army party passing through the area, with stones and the soldiers opened random fire upon them, witnesses told Kashmir Reader.
In the army firing, the witnesses said, a youth was injured. He was removed to the hospital where the doctors declared him brought dead.
The slain youth has been identified as Khalid Gaffar Malik.
The killing has triggered massive anti-army demonstrations in the area.
SSP Kupwara did not respond to repeated calls of Kashmir Reader.
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