Baramulla: A youth was killed in Trehgam village of Kupwara district on Wednesday evening.
Local sources said that an army team was patrolling the Kupwara-Chowkibal road area and checking identity cards of people. When the team reached Bun Pora area of Trehgam some youth hurled stones on them, to which they responded by firing injuring two youth.
One Khalid Ahmad Malik, son of Abdul Gafar Malik of Bun Pora Trehgam received serious injuries and was shifted to sub-district hospital Kupwara but succumbed on the way.
Local news agency GNS quoted an unnamed police official stating that investigation would reveal the circumstances in which killing took place.
Deputy Commissioner Kupwara Khalid Jahangir told Kashmir Reader that all the educational institutions in Kupwara district will remain closed on Thursday.