Jammu and Kashmir: 1 killed in clashes with security forces

Srinagar: One person was killed during a clash with security forces in south Kashmir’s Shopian district, said police.

Security forces were taking action on a mob of stone pelters who were protesting after an encounter in which three militants were killed yesterday.

Mohammad Sayeed Bhat (25) received bullet injuries when security forces used fire to chase away the mob near the encounter site at Avneera in Shopian last night, a police official said.

He said Bhat was taken to a hospital where he succumbed. The official said 12 other persons were injured in the clashes.

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