SRINAGAR: As the polling staff retrieved from Baroosa, a village ten miles from Srinagar in Ganderbal District, a group of local residents restored to heavy stone pelting on their vehicle. This lead to clashes in the village and forces retaliated. They initially used tear smoke shells and later fired live ammunition.
Hearing the loud uneasy bangs, Omar Farooq, 22 left his house hurriedly.
As he approached towards the site of clashes, he saw people fleeing from the spot, shielding their bodies. But before Omar could return back and protect himself from the rain of bullets, one hit him in chest, locals said.
After forces and the polling staff left from this dusky village, the residents regrouped and took the bleeding Omar to SKIMS Soura. But he couldn’t reach alive. ↓ Read the rest of this entry…