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Kashmir unrest: Death toll up to 81 as pellet-ridden body of Momin Altaf Ganai found in Srinagar

News Agencies | Updated on: 17 September 2016, 11:47 IST

The death toll in ongoing unrest in Kashmir went up to 81 as the pellet-ridden body of a youth was found in Srinagar.

The body of teenager Momin Altaf Ganai, a resident of Harwan in Srinagar, was found in the area late last night, a police official said on 17 September. He said Ganai's body bore injuries caused by pellets.

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The teenager was injured in clashes between protesters and security forces in Harwan on Friday, the official said, adding that he had gone missing immediately after the clashes. More than 40 people were injured in the clashes in different areas of the Valley on Friday.

--PTI

First published: 17 September 2016, 11:47 IST
 
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