A youth injured in clashes with the security forces in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district, succumbed in a hospital on Wednesday, police said.
Akeel Ahmad Bhat injured in Tuesday’s clashes, succumbed in Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) in Soura on Wednesday.
Bhat belonging to Haal village had sustained a bullet injury when protesters clashed with the security forces after LeT divisional commander Abu Dujana and his associate, Arif, were killed in a gunfight with the security forces in Hakripora village on Tuesday.
Bhat was admitted in the super-specialty ward of SKIMS hospital in a critical condition on Tuesday.
Another youth had also died on Tuesday after being hit by a bullet during protests in Kakapora town of the same district. There were reports of several others being injured in the clashes, as well.For all the latest National News, download NewsX App