Pilgrim succumbs to injuries

Kashmir_-_police_brutality  Srinagar, July 30, 2013: (GNS) An amaranth pilgrim, who was injured on July 21 in Awantipora area of South Kashmir, succumbed to his injuries here in Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) Soura Tuesday morning.

Official sources told Global News Service that pilgrim, Ravi Kumar (55-yr-old) of Poonch sustained serious head injuries after hit by a stray stone during protests and clashes between police and protesting youth on July 21 at Barsoo, Awantipora.

They said that Kumar was immediately shifted to SKIMS Soura in critical condition. However, early Tuesday morning Ravi Kumar succumbed to his injuries.

Meanwhile, police has registered a case and has started further investigations in this regard.

Pertinently, the clashes and protests had started across the Kashmir Valley after the killing of four persons and injuring dozens others in Gool, Ramban on July 18 allegedly by BSF men. (GNS)


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