One person was killed and three others injured as police opened fire and lobbed teargas shells to quell stone-pelting mobs in Kupwara and Baramulla districts of north Kashmir on Friday.
Raising slogans, residents of Kralpora-Trehgam, 150 kms from Srinagar, took out a procession in the town this morning and clashed with law enforcing agencies when they asked them to disperse, prompting police to open fire in which one person was killed and two others were injured, a police spokesman said.
The deceased was identified as 23-year-old Muddasar Ahmed.
Two others injured in the incident, including 50- year -old Janaat Begum, have been admitted to a local hospital. The condition of both of them was stated to be stable, he said.
The spokesman said to maintain law and order, curfew has been imposed in Kupwara town.