Another death in SMHS, Toll touches 48

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Srinagar, July 20 :  A resident of Khumryal in the Lolab sector of North Kashmir’ Kupwara district, a 51-year-old man, identified as Ghulam Mohammad Mir, who was admitted to the SMHS in Srinagar, after being hit by a bullet during a protest four days ago succumbed to his injuries today.

After the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen’s commander on the 8th of July, the valley has been in a state of turmoil ever since. Stone-pelting by the civilians in their protest against the slain militant’s death and their consistent support for Azadi, has led to clashes between them and the security forces.  

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Hundreds of civilians and security officials have been injured in the agitation and with the death of Ghulam Mohammed Mir the death toll in the valley has risen to 48.