After one more injured succumbed at Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences Medical College Hospital (SKIMS), the death toll in Kashmir has reached 37. Meanwhile, restrictions and curfew continue in most parts of the Valley for the sixth consecutive day on Thursday.
Irfan Ahmad Dar from South Kashmir’s Kulgam district died in the morning at SKIMS, he was admitted in the hospital on Monday. A senior doctor at SKIMS confirmed the death of Dar in the morning.
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“It was a critical case of assault and was brought to hospital on Monday, today morning he succumbed to his injuries,” he said.
Meanwhile, restrictions and curfew continue in place across Kashmir, the South Kashmir’s Anantnag and Kulgam district are under curfew. In the old city areas curfew like restrictions are in place.
So far more than 1600 persons including security force personnel suffered injuries since the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen commander, Burhan Wani on Friday. More than 100 civilians have received eye pellet injuries and many of them have lost their vision.
CM Mehbooba Mufti appealed for peace and said, “We have to jointly safeguard our state and our people from further bloodshed and destruction.”