Srinagar: Seventeen year old Akeel Ahmad Bhat son of late Abdul Majeed Bhat resident of Gabarpora, Pulwama who was injured yesterday after hit by a bullet fired by government forces succumbed to his injuries on Wednesday.
With the succumbing of Akeel the civilian death toll in yesterday’s clashes has gone up to two.
The clashes erupted in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district during and after a gunfight at Hakripora area which ended on the killing of LeT Commander Abu Dujana and his aide Arif Lelhari.
Akeel according to police sources was admitted at SKIMS Soura where he succumbed early today.
11th class student Akeel was hit by a bullet during clashes with forces at Gaberpora, Haal.