Shopian (Jammu & Kashmir) [India], Jan 31 (ANI): Rayees Ahmad, a civilian of Jammu and Kashmir, who was injured in firing by the army in Shopian on January 27, succumbed to his injuries at Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) on Wednesday. Also Read - Arrival Of 'Sticky Bombs' Sets Off Alarm Bells In Jammu And Kashmir | All You Need To Know

With this, the death toll in the firing has risen to three. Also Read - Train Services Resume In Kashmir Valley After 11 Months of COVID-19 Restrictions

Earlier on January 27, two civilians died and several others were injured in a firing after an army patrol party came under heavy stone pelting from a mob in Shopian’s Ganowpora village. Also Read - On Day 1 Of J&K Visit, Foreign Envoys Impressed With Peaceful DDC Polls | All You Need to Know

Following the incident, tension in the Kashmir valley escalated.

The incident came days after two terrorists were killed in an encounter in Dairoo’s Chaigund area in Shopian on January 24. (ANI)

This is published unedited from the ANI feed.