Kashmir Despatch News
Srinagar, May 07 : A Civilian who had suffered injuries during clashes at Beighpora area of Awantipora in South Kashmir’s Pulwama on Wednesday succumbed to his Injuries.
Reports reaching Kashmir Despatch said a civilian identified as Jahangir Yousuf son of Mohammad Yousuf of Uthmula, had suffered serious bullet injuries during clashes at Beighpora Pulwama on Wednesday succumbed to his injuries.
Witnesses told Kashmir Despatch, protests, and clashes rocked in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Wednesday soon after news about the killing of Hizb chief Riyaz Naikoo spread in the area. They said youth took to streets and staged massive pro-freedom demonstrations near the gunfight site. They later clashed with police and paramilitary forces in the area.
Witnesses said youth pelted stones on forces who retaliated by lobbing numerous teargas shells. The pitched-battles continued till evening.
Witnesses said at least 10 youth sustained injuries in the clashes and were rushed to nearby hospital where few were rushed to Srinagar medical institute for advanced treatment.
Meanwhile, two more militants were killed in encounter with government forces at Sarshali Khrew area of Awantipora, police said on Wednesday in a statement issued to Kashmir Despatch.
In wake of the killing of Hizb chief authorities in Kashmir suspended voice calls as well as internet services to avoid any law and order problem for precautionary measures.