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Three protesters killed in Kashmir valley

Total toll in the continuing unrest in the Kashmir valley has now risen to 86

Policy Pulse
Publish Date: Sep 13 2016 2:11PM | Updated Date: Sep 13 2016 2:11PM

Three protesters killed in Kashmir valley

Photo: Dar Yasin/AP

 

Three protesters were killed in clashes between mobs and security forces in the Kashmir Valley on Tuesday.

 
A 24-year-old youth Ahmed was killed in Shotian district when a mob attacked security forces.
 
Jallaluddin, 45, died of a heart attack during a clash with police in Pulwama district. 
 
According to police, a tear smoke shell fired at the protesters abruptly dropped into the mosque where Jallaluddin died.
 
Earlier, another person Murtaza, 25 was killed in clashes in Bandipora district.
 
Curfew has been imposed in all the 10 districts of the Kashmir Valley by authorities in a bid to prevent violence.
 
The total toll in the continuing unrest in the valley has now risen to 86.