A teenage boy in Kashmir, India was shot dead by police during an anti-Israel protest on Saturday, AFP reported.

"The boy died in (police) firing on anti-Israel protesters who were also angry about injuries suffered by other protesters during earlier demonstrations," a senior police officer told AFP.

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Local residents told AFP that it was believed that the boy, Suhail Ahmad, was hit by a bullet while sitting in a shop and was not part of the protest but police could not immediately confirm this.

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