This Article is From Jan 28, 2018

2 Dead In Firing By Security Forces On Protesters In South Kashmir

The police said the army had to open fire after a patrol unit was pelted with stones in Shopian's Ganowpora

2 Dead In Firing By Security Forces On Protesters In South Kashmir

Police said stones were thrown at an army patrol unit in Shopian. (File photo)

Srinagar: Two people have died after security forces opened fire in Shopian district of south Kashmir on Saturday.

The police said the army had to open fire after stones were thrown at their patrol unit in Shopian's Ganowpora.

The firing has triggered massive protests in the district.

Separatist groups have called for a Kashmir Bandh on Sunday to protest the two deaths.