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Youth killed, another injured in firing by security forces

A 19-year-old youth was on Monday killed and another injured when security forces fired at demonstrators who were protesting on second anniversary of Afzal Guru’s hanging in Palhalan area of Baramulla district. Officials said the youths pelted stones at the police, who fired tear smoke shells to disperse them but in vain. The security forces then fired some rounds at the protestors resulting in death of Farooq Ahmad Bhat and injuries to Reyaz Ahmad Dar, who has been shifted to a hospital here for treatment, they said.

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