New Delhi : On Wednesday, the army killed three infiltrators on the LOC in North Kashmir. The troops guarding the line of control noticed that the militants were trying to infiltrate into the valley from across the border in Machil sector on Tuesday night. There was an exchange of fire between infiltrators and army inside the forested area near LOC in Machil sector of Kupwara after which three of the infiltrators were gunned down, sources said.
At the same time over 10 youth were injured in violent clashes which were triggered by the killing of a student in a search operation in Shopian. Hundreds of locals gathered to perform the last rites of the 19-year-old college student , Adil Farooq Magray. Adil died as he was hit by bullets when locals clashed with a search team looking for militants. Parts of the valley sprung to protests , while the separatist leaders; Syed Ali Geelani, Umar Farooq and Yasin Malik calling for a shutdown on Friday.