Srinagar, March 28: Another youth was shot dead by government forces in Chadoora area of central Kashmir’s Budgam district on Tuesday during clashes between protesters and forces near an encounter site.
Block Medical Officer, Sub district hospital Chadoora said that Saqib Ahmad was brought dead to the hospital.
According to local sources Saqib, a resident of Wathoora, was hit by a bullet and was immediately rushed to Chadoora hospital.
Earlier, Zaid Rashid who was brought to SMHS, Srinagar also succumbed to his injuries. Lone brother of five sisters, Zaihd was also hit by a bullet.
Intense clashes erupted in Zuin area of Chadoora after a gunfight between militants and government forces started early today.
Police sources said the gunfight was underway