Srinagar: Showkat Ahmad, a teenager has been shot by Special Operations Group (SOG) and died on spot.
He was brought dead to sub-district hospital, Pattan,” locals said.
Eyewitnesses told Agence India Press that SOG cops opened fire on a group of youth at Bhat mohalla Pattan in north Kashmir on Monday. In which one boy got killed and many injured.
They said, a joint party of SoG and CRPF arrived near a local masjid at Palhallan and opened firing without any provocation. “There was no protest in the area. Firing was totally unprovoked. The death toll has risen to 66 since June 11.
Further details are awaited.