Youth killed In Fresh Kashmir Clashes, Curfew Continues

"Violence again erupted in Srinagar and Budgam districts of the Kashmir Valley on Tuesday where protestors clashed with security forces who opened fire leaving a youth dead and five others injured. With today's death, a total of eight persons have been killed in the violence in the Valley since yesterday. Defying curfew, residents of Qamarwari in Srinagar took to the streets and held demonstrations. When the security forces deployed in the area asked them to disperse, they refused, police said. Security forces then opened fire, killing 25-year-old Mehraj Ahmed Lone and injuring three others. In Budgam, locals held demonstrations and refused to disperse following which security forces opened fire. "