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Shopian: Civilian killed in clashes with security forces

Shopian: Civilian killed in clashes with security forces
Indian Border Security Force (BSF) soldiers patrol near the fenced border with Pakistan in Suchetgarh, southwest of Jammu January 14, 2013. India's army chief General Bikram Singh held out the threat of retaliating against Pakistan for the killing of two soldiers at the de facto border in Kashmir, saying he had asked his ground commanders to be aggressive in the face of provocation. REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta (INDIAN-ADMINISTERED KASHMIR - Tags: MILITARY CIVIL UNREST POLITICS)

Shopian (Jammu and Kashmir),[India]: A civilian was killed amid clashes which broke out between protesters and security forces in Shopian district of south Kashmir today.

The clashes broke out in Ganowpora when the Army and Special Operations Group (SOG) cordoned the area and launches a search operation.

During clashes, one person identified as Aadil Ahmad Magray was critically injured, following which he succumbed to his injuries.

More details are awaited. (ANI)