Kashmir unrest: Girl succumbs to injuries, death toll rises to 82

The preliminary cause of death was stated to be cardiac arrest.

By: PTI | Srinagar | Published: September 19, 2016 6:07 pm
kashmir, kashmir unrest, kashmir vally, kashmir violence, kashmir issue, kashmir situation, kashmir death toll, kashmir unrest death, kashmir news, india news With this death, the toll in the ongoing unrest in Kashmir since Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani was killed in an encounter with security forces on July 8, has risen to 82. (Source: File)

A 19-year-old girl died of cardiac arrest in Shopian district during security forces action against stone-pelting protestors on Monday, taking the toll in the ongoing unrest in the Valley to 82, while a school building caught fire under mysterious circumstances in nearby Anantnag district. Khushboo, daughter of Mohammad Hussain, collapsed during the clashes between protestors and security forces at Vehil in Shopian district, a police official said.

He said the girl was taken to Shopian district hospital where doctors declared her “brought dead”. The preliminary cause of death was stated to be cardiac arrest, police said. With this death, the toll in the ongoing unrest in Kashmir since Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani was killed in an encounter with security forces on July 8, has risen to 82.

Meanwhile, Hanafia High School building in Lal Chowk area of Anantnag was damaged in a fire incident, police said. They said fire tenders have been rushed to the spot, adding the cause of fire was not known yet. No casualty has been reported in the incident so far, police said.

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  1. grand courtyard
    Sep 19, 2016 at 2:01 pm
    82 Kashmiris killed so far, 17 dirty hindus killed. There is a diff. of 65. Pak army should kill 65 hindus to balance the equation.
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    1. Maulik Thakkar
      Sep 20, 2016 at 10:45 am
      what about the kashmiri pandits killed over the years. what about hindu potion reduced from 23.5 percent in 1947 to just 1percent in 2016 . indian must launch nuclear missle on paksitan and kill 20 crores muslims.
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        zoro
        Sep 20, 2016 at 10:20 am
        The more you (stan) instigates more of Kashmiris will die ... The martyrdom of Kashmiris will ultimately help stan getting divided in 5 parts ...
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