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One killed, 5 journalists among 25 injured in north Kashmir protest

Written by: Staff
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Srinagar, June 12 (UNI) One person was killed today when police opened fire to disperse demonstrators protesting against the alleged desecration of a mosque and killing of a youth reportedly in firing by the security forces at Trehgam in Kupwara.

Five journalists and 13 police personnel, including a senior officer, were among 25 people injured in stone pelting and police action at Trehgam, official sources said.

Javid Ahmad Malik, 18, was hit by a bullet when the police fired few rounds to disperse the demonstrators. He was later rushed to Srinagar hospital where he died.

Deputy Superintendent of Police x x x Eds here pick up from para three of DR24 ''AGITATION-KASHMIR-LEAD STRIKE''.

UNI BAS RR KN1730

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