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Kashmir Unrest: Another youth dies, toll reaches 68

Police said Abdul Majid, 25, died in the hospital where he had been shifted for treatment after being hit on the chest by a tear smoke shell during clashes with security forces in Fateh Kadal of Srinagar city where curfew was in force
Kashmir Curfew

A 25-year old youth died on Sunday of a tear smoke shell injury during clashes with security forces in the old city area of Srinagar, taking the death toll in the ongoing violence in the Kashmir Valley to 68.

Police said Abdul Majid, 25, died in the hospital where he had been shifted for treatment after being hit on the chest by a tear smoke shell during clashes with security forces in Fateh Kadal of Srinagar city where curfew was in force.

According to police, a group of protesters defied curfew restrictions in the area and carried out a protest march. Protesters pelted stones at security forces who used tear smoke to disperse them.

-IANS

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