Srinagar, May 06 : 10 more youth have been killed in the ongoing violence and protests by the Indian troops in Badigam area of Shopian district, today, bringing the death toll to 14 during the past 24 hours.
Five youth were killed by the troops during the gunfight another five in the firing by the troops on the people protesting against the killings in Shopian district.
Those who were killed by military operation were identified as Professor Dr Muhammad Rafi Butt, Saddam Ahmad Paddar, Bilal Ahmad Mahand, Aadil Malik, Tausif Ahmad Sheikh.
Five youth identified as teenager Asif Ahmad Mir, Aadil Ahmad Sheikh, Sajjad Ahmad Rathar Nasir Ahmad Kumar and Zubair Ahmad Nagroo were shot at and injured during protests at Badigam and Nagbal and succumbed in a Srinagar hospital. The troops also destroyed a house during the operation.
Earlier, an Indian policeman and an army officer were reportedly injured in the firing in the same area.
On Saturday, the troops had killed three youth during a violent cordon and search operation in Chattabal area of Srinagar, while the fourth one identified as Aadil Ahmed was killed when a vehicle of Indian forces deliberately hit him at Noorbagh in Srinagar, yesterday.
Meanwhile, all Kashmir University examinations scheduled to be held on Monday have been postponed. A KU spokesperson said the fresh dates shall be notified separately, later.