Youth injured in J&K protests dies

Clashes erupted at Kaimoh village in south Kashmir on Saturday after Armymen, who reached there following inputs on the presence of a terrorist, were not allowed to enter the hamlet.

Written by Sofi Ahsan | Srinagar | Updated: October 2, 2016 6:01 am
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A youth injured in last month’s protests in the Valley succumbed to his injuries on Saturday, taking the toll of civilians killed in the region since July 9 to 88.

Muzaffar Ahmad Pandith, who was hit by pellets at Chek-e-Kawoosa in Narbal area of Central Kashmir’s Budgam district on September 14, died at Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) on Saturday. Pandith, who suffered an eye injury, had been discharged from Shri Maharaja Hari Singh (SMHS) hospital in Srinagar after initial treatment but had to be re-admitted in SKIMS due to severe infection.

Clashes erupted at Kaimoh village in south Kashmir on Saturday after Armymen, who reached there following inputs on the presence of a terrorist, were not allowed to enter the hamlet.