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Man injured in Srinagar Lok Sabha poll violence dies, death toll climbs to 9

A 22-year-old man who was injured during clashes between protestors and security forces on polling day in Srinagar Lok Sabha constituency succumbed to his injuries on Wednesday.

india Updated: Apr 20, 2017 12:34 IST
PTI, Srinagar
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Protesters clashed with security forces on the day of polling for Srinagar Lok Sabha constituency.(Waseem Andrabi/HT File Photo)

A 22-year-old man who was injured during clashes between protestors and security forces on polling day in Srinagar Lok Sabha constituency succumbed to his injuries on Wednesday.

With his death, the toll in the bypoll violence has climbed to nine.

Muzaffar Ahmad Mir, a resident of Kulgam district in south Kashmir, succumbed to injuries at SKIMS Hospital early on Wednesday, a police official said.

He said Mir had sustained multiple bullet injuries in his chest and leg during clashes at Barsoo in Ganderbal on April 9.

First Published: Apr 19, 2017 12:36 IST