Youth killed in fresh clashes Kashmir, toll rises to 58
August 15, 2016  20:58
One youth was killed and another critically injured today in fresh clashes between protesters and security forces in Kashmir, taking the death toll to 58, even as curfew remained in force in some parts of Kashmir.

A youth injured in clashes between protesters and security forces at Batamaloo in the city was brought to SMHS hospital with grievous injuries, a police official said.

The doctors declared him brought dead, he said adding efforts are on to ascertain the identity of the deceased.

In another incident in Bijbehara town of Anantnag district, one youth was critically injured after being hit by a tear smoke shell in the head, the official said.

Earlier, a youth injured during clashes last week succumbed at a hospital in Srinagar this morning.

Ishfaq Ahmad Bhat, who was injured during clashes between protesters and security forces in Tangmarg area of Baramulla district on August 12, succumbed at SKIMS hospital, a police official said.

Bhat had sustained injury to his head.
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