Srinagar: A minor boy was allegedly shot with pellets by the paramilitary Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) in Devsar area of Kulgam district in south Kashmir on Saturday, triggering protests in the area.

Locals said that a 163 BN  CRPF vehicle was passing through the area which was allegedly stoned by the youth. The CRPF, however, fired upon the youth in which Zeeshan Shah, 15, was hit with pellets.

Greater Kashmir reported that Shah received multiple pellet injuries and was referred to District Hospital Anantnag for specialized treatment.

His condition is, however, stated to be stable, the report said.

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