Chennai tourist injured in stone-pelting dies in Kashmir

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Kashmir: The police have stated that the protesters attacked several vehicles with rocks as the valley was observing a shutdown in protest against the deaths of five civilians during the Shopian encounter.

A 22-year-old tourist was killed and a local woman injured in an incident of stone throwing at Narbal on the Srinagar-Gulmarg road in Baramulla district on Monday evening.

An official said R Tirumani, son of Rajavel of Chennai, died at the Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences Hospital in Srinagar. He was hit on the nose and the forehead. He was here with his parents and sister.

Sabreena, 19, from Handwara suffered multiple injuries and is undergoing treatment.

The investigations have started to identify the culprits involved in the incident.

The valley was observing a shutdown on Monday in protest against the deaths of five civilians during the Shopian encounter on Sunday.

Terming the attack “highly condemnable”, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti who met the family from Chennai in the hospital, directed the authorities to provide all assistance to shift the body to the city.

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