Teen injured after forces open fire on protesters in Nowgam

Sources and reports said that protests were being held near railway station in Machow against unabated incidents of braid-chopping in Kashmir Valley.

Abid Bashir
Srinagar, Publish Date: Oct 21 2017 6:07PM | Updated Date: Oct 21 2017 6:07PM
Teen injured after forces open fire on protesters in NowgamRepresentational Pic
A 16-year-old youth was injured after government forces opened fire on protesters in Nowgam area of Srinagar on Saturday.
 
The injured, identified as Arsalan, was shifted to SMHS hospital for treatment.
 
Sources and reports said that protests were being held near railway station in Machow against unabated incidents of braid-chopping in Kashmir Valley.
 
They said that forces opened fire and lobbed teargas shells to disperse protesters who were pelting them with stones.