Civilian killed, two injured after army opens fire on protesters in Ganowpora Shopian

Reports said that youth hurled stones on army men soon after the funeral prayers of a militant Arshad Ahmad Khan in Ganowpora who was killed along with four associates in Kiloora village earlier today.

A civilian was killed and two others injured after army opened fire on protesters in Ganowpora village of Shopian in south Kashmir on Saturday.

Reports said that youth hurled stones on army men soon after the funeral prayers of a militant Arshad Ahmad Khan in Ganowpora who was killed along with four associates in Kiloora village earlier today.

They said that army men retaliated by firing live ammunition, resulting in injuries to three persons.
The injured were shifted to district hospital Shopian where one of them, identified as Bilal Ahmad Khan, was declared dead on arrival.
The deceased was a resident of Pooju village of the district.