17 April 2017

News Story: One civilian killed in Indian-controlled Kashmir

Indian Border Security Force (BSF) personal patrol the
Indo-Pak Border (File Photo)
SRINAGAR, Indian-controlled Kashmir, April 15 (Xinhua) -- A 23-year-old civilian was killed Saturday evening after government forces fired upon him in the restive Indian-controlled Kashmir, police said.

The youth was killed near SD Colony Batamaloo in Srinagar city, the summer capital of Indian-controlled Kashmir.

Police have identified him hailing from neighbouring Baramulla district and said they were investigating the circumstances that led to the killing of the young man.

"We are collecting details and looking into the circumstances under which a person identified as Sajad Hussain Sheikh of Chandoosa Baramulla presently residing in S D Colony, Srinagar got killed," a police spokesman said.

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