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Curfew imposed in north Kashmir’s Handwara town, four killed so far

The Army and police have regretted the killings and announced a probe into the matter

Written by Mir Ehsan

Curfew has been imposed in north Kashmir’s Handwara town after four people were killed during clashes between security forces and civilians over the alleged molestation of a girl by an Army man. Over a dozen villagers were injured in the clashes.

One of the youths, killed in the clashes, was buried in Kupwara amid anti-India protests. Locals said curfew was imposed in Handwara and its neighbouring areas as authorities fear fresh protests in the town.

One of the youths killed was Jahangir Wani, a 25-year-old from Dragmulla, who was hit by tear gas shells.

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