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Two youth killed in Shopian, Govt orders magisterial probe

DC Shopian appointed inquiry officer, report to be submitted within 15 days: Div Com


Srinagar, Jan 27 (KNS): Two youth were Saturday killed after government forces opened fire on protesters in Shopian district on Saturday while the government ordered magisterial probe into the killing of a youth.
Superintendent of Police (SP) Shopian, Shri Ram Ambedkar as per the KNS correspondent, Aijaz Rasheed confirmed the killing of two civiliasn.
He identified the two civilians as Javiad Ahmad Bhat of Narpora and Sahil Ahmad Lone of Ganowpora Shopian.
Officials informed KNS that the youth identified as Javaid Ahmad Bhat and Sahil Ahmad Lone were killed while two others sustained injuries during the clashes in Ganowpora village of south Kashmir’s Shopian district today.
Bhat as per the sources was shifted to the hospital for treatment. However, the hospital sources informed that he succumbed to his injuries.
Lone who was also shifted to the hospital as per the officials later succumbed to his injuries as well.
Meanwhile, the government has ordered magisterial probe into the killing of a youth in Shopian.
Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan informed KNS that the magisterial inquiry has been ordered into the killing of a Shopian youth.
Khan informed that Deputy Commissioner (DC) Shopian, Muhammad Aijaz has been appointed as the inquiry officer to ascertain the facts about the death of a youth.
He said that DC has been directed to submit the report within 15 days. (KNS)