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Youth killed at Beerwah in central Kashmir

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A youth was killed after army allegedly opened fire in Beerwah town of central Kashmir’s Budgam district on Friday.

Local sources said that the youth – identified as Tanveer Ahmad Wani, son of Mohammad Akbar Wani of Arwah village – was critically injured after he was hit by a bullet in his head.

He was rushed to PHC Gondipora where he succumbed.

Sources said that army opened fire on youth who pelted them with stones in the town.

Earlier, they said, a patrol party of the army thrashed some vendors as well.

Despite repeated attempts, officials couldn’t be reached for a comment.

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