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Civilian Killed as Forces Open Fire on Stone-Pelters in Kashmir

The security personnel opened fire to chase away the protesters.

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India
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People pelt stones on an army vehicle in Kashmir in 2016. Photo used for representational purpose. (Photo: IANS)

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

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 to his injuries on the intervening night of 15-16 June, the official said.

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