Youth hit by pellets in his head during clashes in Shopian

SHOPIAN: A youth received injuries during the clashes between protesters and security personnel in South Kashmir’s Batpora area of Shopian district.
Media reports say that the clashes broke out after the youth held a protest against the late-night arrests of two youth by the forces, adding that youth pelted stones on security personnel who retaliated by firing pellets and tear gas shells.
A youth was hit by pellets in his head during the clashes and was rushed to the sub-district hospital Shopian for treatment.
Moreover, the complete shutdown is being observed in the Shopian areas against the arrest of two youth alleged of being “chronic stone pelters.”

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