In a fresh incident of firing in Pulwama, one more youth has been killed in police firing, sources told Rising Kashmir.
Sources said that police opened fire early morning in Murran area of Pulwama district to break a demonstration as people defied curfew restrictions. One youth Irfan Ahmed Malik of Nehama was seriously injured and later sccumbed to injuries in hospital, sources added.
Earlier in the night three people who had been seriously injured in firing incidents on Saturday sccumbed to injuries in SMHS Hospital taking toll to 15. “Now 16 people are confirmed dead and over 200 injured” an official told Rising Kashmir.
Meanwhile government has deputed SP Railways Zahid Malik on special duty to Anantnag to assist the district administration in controlling the situation.