Kashmir Killings One more killed in firing, toll is 36

wilayattimes (Jammu and Kashmir)

Srinagar:The situation in Kashmir continues to be on the edge as one more youth were killed in fresh firing by cops in South Kashmir’s Anantnag district, taking the death toll to 36 in five days of clashes after Hizb commander Burhan Wani’s death.

One more youth has been killed a shortwhile ago in Harnag (Anantnag) after escort party of a police officer opened fire on a crowd.

Sources told Rising Kashmir that one Hilal Ahmad was killed when police opened fire on a mob that resorted to heavy stone pelting on a police party that was returning from Anantnag town. “They came under heavy pelting and one of the guards of the officers who were travelling opened fire” sources said adding thyat one more was injured.

With this the death toll in ongoing violence that began on Saturday has gone upto 36 including a policeman.Meanwhile 1360 persons were injured since aftermath of killing of Kashmiri HM Commander Burhan Wani.