The troops killed the youth during a cordon and search operation at Sagipora in Handwara area of the district. The victim was identified as Naseer Teli, a resident of Armapora, Sopore area of Baramulla district.
The occupation authorities have imposed restrictions in Sopore and adjoining areas and ordered closure of educational institutions to prevent demonstrations against the killing. The authorities have also suspended the internet service.
Meanwhile, complete shutdown is being observed in different areas of Budgam and Pulwama districts today against killings Kashmiri youths by Indian troops .
All shops, business establishments and educational institutions are closed while traffic is off the road in Pampore town of Pulwama district and in Khansahab, Khag, Aripanthan, Beerwah, Poshker and Arizal areas of Budgam district.