Anantnag 16 June (KMW): A youth was killed in during clashes between security forces and protesters in South Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Saturday on the eid day.
Sheeraz Ahmed Naikoo son of Ghulam Mohammed Naikoo, a resident of Brakpora area of Anantnag district . was hit by pellet on his neck and head, local sources said.
Reports state Sheeraz had sustained pellet injuries on his neck and head.
Medical Superintendent Anantnag hospital, also confirmed the death of the youth. He said that the youth had received serious injury.
Meanwhile clashes had begun in Anantnag town after the conclusion of Eid Prayers in Eidgah at Janglat Mandi early morning today.
The Police fired tear smoke shells and pellets to disperse the protesters, however the youth regrouped in large number and battles continued.
more than two dozen have been injured in pellet gun wound.
The Government Forces opened fire and pellets upon civilians near the Ashajipora bridge in which Sheeraz was killed.
Two youngsters have been killed in South Kashmir on forces action since yesterday.