Injured in BSF firing, Sopore youth succumbs after battling for 15-days

Srinagar: A student of class 11th, who was injured critically in government forces action at Nadihal area of Sopore in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district last month, succumbed to injuries at a hospital here.

Ubaid Manzoor Lone son of Manzoor Ahmad breathed his last at the SKIMS hospital here after battling for life for 15 days.

A senior doctor at SKIMS institute confirmed the death of Ubaid at the Valley’s only tertiary care hospital at around 5 am today.

On June 25, the teenage boy, Ubaid, a class 11th student, had suffered a critical bullet wound in his right thigh after BSF troopers of 149 bn opened fire upon a group of students.

The students were protesting against the “planned genocide of Kashmiri youth” on a call given by JRL comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Mohammad Yasin Malik.

Police have already filed a case FIR number 103/2018 under section 307, 336, 144 RPC with regard to the incident. (GNS)

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