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3 civilians killed in Army firing in J-K : Police

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

Three civilians, including a girl, were killed and two others injured today when personnel opened fire during clashes with stone-pelting protesters in and Kashmir's district, the police said.

This afternoon, a group of miscreants pelted stones at an patrol which was passing through Hawoora Mishipora area of in south Kashmir, a police said.

Five when the personnel tried to disperse the protesters, he added.

The injured were rushed to a nearby hospital where three people, including a girl, succumbed to their injuries, the said.

He said condition of the other two is stated to be stable.

The police have initiated an investigation into the matter, the said.

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First Published: Sat, July 07 2018. 18:45 IST
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