According to Kashmir Media Service, the youth was killed during the ongoing cordon and search operation by the Indian troops in Kandi area of the district.
An Indian army commando Sepoy Mukul Meena was killed and another was critically injured in an attack in the same area, Wednesday. An Indian army officer told media men in Srinagar that the operation was going on. It was launched on Tuesday, the officer said.
Meanwhile, Indian authorities imposed curfew and other restrictions in Kupwara district, where a youth was martyred when the Indian troops opened fire on demonstrators and killed a shopkeeper Khalid Ghaffar Malik (22), at Banpora, Trehgam on Kupwara-Chowkibal road, last night.
The authorities made announcement on loudspeakers asking people to remain indoor as curfew was imposed in Trehgam, Chowkibal and Kupwara town while additional forces were deployed in the areas.
The authorities also ordered the closure of educational institutions in the district. APP/AFP