Police says shoot dead militant leader in Jammu & Kashmir

July 8, 2016 5:55 PM

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SRINAGAR, India Security forces said they shot dead separatist militant leader Burhan Wani in Jammu and Kashmir on Friday, a figure well known for his calls to arms on social media.

As news of the 22-year-old's death spread, crowds pelted police with stones in Srinagar, the state's summer capital, and in some southern reaches of the state, officials said.

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