Death toll has gone up to 6, when 2 more youth succumbed to injuries in the protests against the killing of Top Hizb commander Burhan Wani, 21, in an encounter at south Kashmir.
A senior police official confirmed that six people have died so far and more than 60 have been injured. Those two who sccumbed are Abdul Hamid Moochi of Arwani and Showkat Ahmad of Bijbehara. Both were injured in police firing at Hassanpora. “The death toll could be higher. We are ascertaining the details” he said.