Srinagar: A civilian was killed in clashes between protesters and government forces near the site of gunfight in Tral area of Pulwama district in south Kashmir on Wednesday.

Reports said that Muhammad Younis Sheikh, 16, was critically injured after clashes erupted between forces and protesters near the site of gunfight in Gulab Bagh village.

He was shifted to SMHS hospital in Srinagar where doctors declared him dead on arrival.

A health official said that Sheikh had suffered pellet injuries in his chest.

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