Youth shot in Kupwara, residents protest
GK NEWS NETWORK
Srinagar, July 3: Soldiers on Tuesday evening allegedly shot at and injured a youth in Zachaldara area of north Kashmirís Kupwara district.
The residents told Greater Kashmir over phone that soldiers of 21 RR, who were patrolling Zachaldara in Handwara, fired upon Bilal Ahmad Magray, 22, son of Sanaullah Magray this evening.
ďThey fired upon him without any provocation,Ē they alleged.
Bilal received bullet injury and was shifted to District Hospital Handwara. However, the medicos referred him to SK Institute of Medical Sciences here for specialized treatment.
As the word about the incident spread in the area, residents of Zachaldara and other adjoining areas took to streets and staged a protest demanding stern action against the soldiers.
Repeated attempts to contact Commanding Officer 21 RR and Watain-based sector Commander proved futile.
A top official said that police would lodge an FIR against 21 RR and investigate the matter.
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