A boy was killed when government forces opened fire when clashes broke out in Narbal area on the outskirts of Srinagar.
The incident took place when youth were protesting near the Narbal Ghat when paramilitary Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel fired on them, sources said.
Suhail ahmad Sofi (17) a resident of narbal received a bullet injury on Saturday morning during anti-Indian protest in Narbal area of central Kashmir’s Budgam.
Suhail was taken to nearby hospital, where he was declared dead.
Protests are going on in Narbal area in city outskirts against the death of a boy Suhail.
The Jammu and Kashmir police in a press release issued here said: today morning in Magam there were reports of stone pelting on vehicles plying on Narbal-Gulmarg road.
Police along with paramilitary police was deployed to contain the situation.
“The deployed forces came under heavy pelting. To control the situation they fired few rounds resulting in injuries to a local youth Suhail Ahmad Sofi. Unfortunately the injured later succumbed to his injuries in the hospital. We regret the unfortunate incident and extend our sympathies to the bereaved family.”
The statement said that “preliminary enquiry conducted in the matter indicates that the forces deployed have acted in violation of the laid down SOP”.
The police have filed a case FIR No 34/2015 under section 302,147,149,341,427 RPC in Magam and further action would follow, the statement said.