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One more youth killed, dozens injured in troops’ firing

Srinagar, August 25 (Online): In occupied Kashmir, one more innocent youth was killed in unprovoked firing by Indian troops on peaceful protesters in Pulwama district.

The youth identified as Amir Gul Mir succumbed to his injuries after he was hit by pellets and teargas shells at Prichoo in the district, Kashmir Media Service (KMS) reported.

Around forty other people were injured in violent actions of Indian police and troops against the protesters. The killing of Amir Gul Mir has raised the toll in the ongoing Intifada to 84 since July 8, when Indian troops killed the top commander of Hizbul Mujahideen, Burhan Wani in Kukernag area of Islamabad district.

Panic gripped Batamaloo area of Srinagar after Indian troops resorted to firing at Batamaloo Bus Stand and beat up the people who went out to buy milk, vegetables and other essential commodities.

A big anti-India rally was held at Bugam in Chadoora, which was addressed among others by Sikh liberation leader, Narinder Singh Khalisa.