With the expire of 10 year old minor death toll including two militants reaches 7 within weeks time in South kashmirs Shopian district.
A 10 year old boy namely Musharaf Fayaz son of Fayaz Ahmad Najar who got injured while clearing debris from encounter site at chaigund village on Jan 25 succumbed to his injuries on Thursday morning after battling for life for about one week at intensive care unit (ICU) of SKIMS Soura.
Locals said that a Group of people on last Thursday morning were Clearing debris of a cowshed that was razed to ground during encounter on last Wednesday evening in which two local militants and a civilian and suddenly an unexploded shell went off resulted in grevious injuries to the minor.
They added that he was immediately shifted to the district hospital Pulwama from where he was reffered to SKIMS Soura.
A senior doctor from District hospital Pulwama said that the left hand of boy was mutilated while his right hand was also injured.
He added that one of his eyes was out of his skull while other was also damaged.
He added that face of boy was also disfigured and on artificial mechanical support for breathing he was shifted to SKIMS Soura for specialised treatment.
Mohd Maqbool, a close relative of boy said that condition of Musharaf continued to detorate from day one as he was seriously injured and finally in wee hours of Thursday he succumbed to his injuries and dead body was brought home in morning around 7 30 am
Locals said that Musharaf was lone son of fayaz Ahmad Najar, a carpenter by profession with no land or other source of income.
He has left behind parents and two sisters namely Mehwish and Muskan students of 8th and 3rd class respectively. V
Pertinently two locals militants and a lone bread earner for his family Shakir Ahmad were killed during encounter in Chaigund village of South Kashmirs Shopian on Jan 24 evening .
Notably three civilians namely Suhail Javid Lone of Ganowpora, Javid Ahmad Bhat of Balpora and Rayees Ahmad Ganaie of Narpora were killed after army opened fire on them in Ganowpora village of District on January 27.
Meanwhile thousands of people participated in the funeral prayers of slain Musharaf Fayaz at his native village Datmudoor.
Sources said that at least two back-to-back funeral prayers were held to accommodate the heavy rush of people.
They added that he was laid to rest amid pro freedom and pro Islamic Slogans.
Further to mourn killings, Shopian and Pulwama districts observed complete shutdown for the 8th consecutive day on Thursday.
All shops, business establishments, government and private offices remained closed in these districts while as transport was also off the roads.
Mobile Internet service Pulwama and Shopian districts continues to remain suspended for the ninth consecutive day.
Rayees's funeral, five rounds of funeral prayers were held for him,
Mourners were raising pro-freedom and pro-Islam slogans during the funeral.
Sources said that candies were showered by women on the corpse of Rayees.
Earlier Two civilian killed by forces during clashes at Ganowpora.
For three days: Succumbs today.
Earlier Two civilian killed by forces during clashes at Ganowpora village.
The Government Forces Launched a Cordon and Search operation in the Awnair area of Southern Kashmir's Shopian district.
The Search Operation was launched by RR of Indian Army, SOG of Jammu Kashmir Police jointly in the area after receiving specific inputs about the presence of militants in the area.
The areas around Awnair have been sealed as Government forces launch a massive search operation.
The CASO was going on when this report was filed.
Two persons injured on Sunday afternoon in a mysterious blast at chermarg Zainpora area of south Kashmir's Shopian district.
Both the persons were working in their orchard at Charmarg as some suspicious object exploded today afternoon.
They were as identified as Nabir Ahmad Ganie and Zubair Ahmad Ganie ofZainpora.
Both the injured were shifted to near by hospital for treatment.
A minor boy was injured critically after an unexploded shell went off at yesterday’s gunfight site at Chaigund, Shopian.
The 10-year-old boy has been identified as Musharaf Ahmed.
Reportedly, a group of people were clearing the debris of a house which was gutted following the gunfight last evening.
In the meantime, an unexploded shell went off resulting in injuries to a minor boy.
He was immediately shifted to Pulwama district hospital where from he was referred to SKIMS Soura in critical condition.
Protests broke out on Thursday after an army vehicle hit three motorcyclists last night in Kundalan village of district Shopian.
Reports said that an army vehicle hit a motorcycle on Wednesday evening in Kundalan village, leaving three persons injured who were later shifted to Srinagar for specialized treatment.
Meanwhile, the residents of Kundalan took to streets and staged massive protests against the incident.