A 22-year-old man died as security forces opened fire on a stone-pelting mob in Rangreth area on the outskirts of the city, police said.
A group of youth pelted the security forces’ vehicles with stones at Rangreth, a police official said.
The security personnel opened fire to chase away the protestors in which one person was injured.
Nazir Ahmad was rushed to SKIMS hospital at Soura in a critical condition where he succumbed on the intervening night of June 15 and 16, the official said.
Jammu and Kashmir: Man killed after security forces opened fire on stone pelting mob, in Srinagar's Rangreth last evening.— ANI (@ANI_news) June 16, 2017