Civilian killed during CASO in Srinagar

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Srinagar: A civilian was killed in Srinagar, Thursday morning after government forces launched cordon and search operation (CASO)  and aided a house in Noorbagh area of the city, sources said.

They said that Mohammad Saleem Malik (26) son of Mohammad Yaqoob Malik, resident of Noorbagh area of Srinagar, was killed after forces started searches.

Local sources said that they heard the sound of a volley of bullets which was followed by a complete lull.

Later they came to know that Saleem was hit by many bullets and had died.

It was immediately not known under what circumstances Saleem was killed.

Authorities snapped internet services in the Srinagar city fearing protests against the civilian killing.