Kashmir teenager found dead with pellet injuries, death toll rises to 81

Kashmir crisis: Teenager, who was injured in clashes between protesters and security forces in Harwan on Friday, dies.

By: PTI | Srinagar | Updated: September 17, 2016 11:14 am
kashmir, kashmir teenager dead, kashmir teenager killed, kashmir clashes, eid clashes kashmir, srinagar boy killed, teenager killed kashmir, india news, kashmir news Kashmir: The teenager was injured in clashes between protesters and security forces in Harwan on Friday. (Express Photo By Shuaib Masoodi)

The death toll in ongoing unrest in Kashmir went up to 81 as the pellet-ridden body of a youth was found in Srinagar. The body of teenager Momin Altaf Ganai, a resident of Harwan in Srinagar, was found in the area late last night a police official said today. He said Ganai’s body bore injuries caused by pellets.

The teenager was injured in clashes between protesters and security forces in Harwan on Friday, the official said, adding that he had gone missing immediately after the clashes. More than 40 people were injured in the clashes in different areas of the Valley on Friday.