3 killed in India-controlled Kashmir's clash

08:23, June 30, 2010      

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Three youths were killed during their protests in India-controlled Kashmir on Tuesday, local media reported.

The fatal accidents occurred at Anantnag of India-controlled Kashmir, as three youths hurled stones at the security force during their protest against the curfew and killing of one youth on Monday, the Press Trust of India quoted local police as saying.

The local police said one youth succumbed to the bullet injuries in the hospital and the other two were killed on the spot.

As the news of the youth deaths spread, other protestors set ablaze three vehicles of the security force, local official said.

Thirteen protestors were injured in parts of Srinagar and Baramulla as they clashed with the security force, while about ten policemen suffered minor injures in day-long clashes in Anantnag.

In the last five days, eight youths have been killed in the fatal accidents of shooting due to their protests in India- controlled Kashmir.

This morning, the curfew was imposed in parts of Baramulla, Anantnag and seven police stations in areas of Srinagar as the violence spread.

Last Friday, two youths were killed as the security force clashed with the protestors in northern town of Sopore. Local authorities imposed curfew. However, the violence began spread to other parts.

Source: Xinhua

(Editor:张茜)

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