Army opens fire in Shopian, One injured

Indian Army’s Rashtriya Rifles opened fire on protesters at Barthipora village after army vehicles came under stone-pelting.

A youth was injured after army opened fire on protesters at Barthipora hamlet of Shopian district in south Kashmir on Sunday.

A group of youth hurled stones on army vehicles and in response, Army opened fire, resulting in injuries to a youth.

The youth was referred to district hospital Pulwama where his condition is said to be stable.

Doctors said that a youth with bullet injuries in right leg is undergoing treatment at the facility.

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