Death Toll Reaches 16 in Kashmir Violence

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SRINAGAR: An youth was on Sunday killed in conflicts between local people, dissenting the gunning down of Hizbul Mujhaideen poster boy Burhan Wani , and army in Pulwama region, taking the loss of life to 16 in the violence which likewise left 200 individuals harmed.

A 18-year-old youth was critically harmed in conflicts amongst protestors and security forces at Newa in Pulwama today, a police official said.

Irfan Ahmad Malik was rushed to SMHS hospital here but succumbed to his injuries, he said.
Four persons who were injured in the violent clashes yesterday succumbed to injuries during the night, the official said.

Violent protests broke out in most parts of Kashmir — with the south districts of Pulwama, Anantnag and Kulgam being the worst hit.