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Teen killed, several injured in troops firing on protesters in Shopian
Publish Date: 24-01-18 9:05 PM
Srinagar: A 17-year-old boy Shakir Ahmed Mir was killed and many sustained injuries after Indian troops fired bullets, pellets and teargas shells against the peaceful protesters in Chaigund area of Shopian district on Wednesday.
Seriously injured Shakir Ahmed Mir, a resident of Qalampora area of Shopian was rushed to Rajpora Hospital where he was declared brought dead, while other injured persons including two girls have been shifted to Srinagar hospital for further treatment.
The people came out of their homes and staged forceful protest demonstrations soon after the Indian forces launched a siege and search operation in Chaigund area of district. Indian forces used brute force including bullets, pellets and teargas shells to disperse the protesters and injured several youths including two girls