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Civilian killed in forces' firing during stone pelting in J-K

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

A 22-year-old man died as security forces opened fire on a stone-pelting mob in Rangreth area on the outskirts of the city, police said today.

A group of youth pelted the security forces' vehicles with stones at Rangreth, a police official said.


The security personnel opened fire to chase away the protestors in which one person was injured.

Nazir Ahmad was rushed to SKIMS hospital at Soura in a critical condition where he succumbed on the intervening night of June 15 and 16, the official said.

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