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Feb 11, 2013 at 10:53am IST

Afzal Guru hanged: Man injured in firing incident during protests in J&K dies

Srinagar: A man injured allegedly during security forces action against persons staging protest against hanging of Parliament attack convict Mohammad Afzal Guru died on Monday. Ubaid Mushtaq, who was injured allegedly in firing by security forces at Watergam village in Baramulla district, succumbed to injuries at 3:00 am, Medical Superintendent of SKIMS Hospital Aijaz Mustafa said.

He said the other injured youth - Sajad Ahmad, who was hit by a bullet in the head - is on life support system. A youth had also drowned in central Kashmir Ganderbal district on Sunday while allegedly being chased away by security forces during a protest against Afzal's hanging.

However, a police spokesman denied the allegation, saying the youth drowned after a boat capsized in the river. So far, 50 persons, including 23 policemen, have been injured in protests across the Valley in the wake of hanging of the Parliament attack convict.

Afzal Guru hanged: Man injured during protests in J&K dies

Ubaid Mushtaq was injured allegedly in firing by security forces at Watergam village in Baramulla district.

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