Civilian killed in troops’ firing on protesters in Kulgam

Srinagar, January 09, 2018 (PPI-OT):In occupied Kashmir, one civilian was martyred and several others were injured when Indian troops opened fire on protesters in Khudwani area of Kulgam, district. The protests erupted in different areas of Kulgam soon after the news about the killing of three youth in Kokernag of neighbouring Islamabad district spread.

Indian troops fired bullets, pellets and teargas shells to disperse the protesters, injuring several people one of the injured identified as Khalid Ahmad Dar succumbed to his injuries. Reports say Khalid Ahmed Dar received bullet in his chest.

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