Kulgam Encounter Aftermath : 23-year-old youth killed in clashes

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A youth was killed during clashes at Khudwani area of south Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Tuesday.

Official sources told that a youth identified as Khalid Ahmad Dar (23) son of Suleman Dar was critically injured during clashes with the forces.

Khalid was immediately shifted to nearby Janglat Mandi hospital Anantnag where he succumbed to injuries.

Soon after the encounter in which two militants were killed in Larnow Kokernag , clashes broke out between the Security forces & locals. The locals start pelting stones on paramilitary forces to disturb the operation.

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Sources said police and paramilitary forces used teargas shells and resorted to some aerial shots to disperse the protesting youth.

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