Kashmir: Youth killed, another injured after army opens fire in Kupwara

Srinagar 11 Jul 2018

A youth was killed and another injured after army allegedly opened fire on protesters in Trehgam area of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Wednesday.

The deceased was identified as Khalid Gaffar Malik (22), son of Abdul Gaffar Malik.

Reports said that army soldiers opened fire after youth pelted their vehicles with stones at Zargar mohalla in Trehgam.

Malik, who had suffered a bullet injury in his throat, was shifted to a nearby hospital where he succumbed.

Further details are awaited.