Published On: Sun, May 6th, 2018

Five stone pelters killed in Kashmir clashes

Srinagar: Five stone pelters were killed on Sunday in clashes with security forces after five terrorists including the top Hizbul terrorist Saddam Padder were killed in an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district.

A mob torched two fire tenders during the protests

According to avaible information, a protester, Adil Ahmad, injured during the clashes was declared dead on arrival by doctors at the Kulgam district hospital.

Reports from the area said Adil was injured in Behibagh village in Kulgam district while he along with others was injured in stone pelting at the security forces.

Apart from it, three other stone pelters, Sajad Ahmad of Dooru in Anantnag district, Zubair Ahmad of Pulwama and Yasir Ahmad of Shopian, also succumbed to their injuries.

Earlier, Asif Ahmad of Rohmou village of Pulwama died in a Srinagar hospital due to injuries suffered in the clashes.

Over a dozen protesters were injured in the clashes with the security forces.

A mob torched two fire tenders during the protests.

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