Elderly Ellahi Bagh man succumbs

Elderly Ellahi Bagh man succumbs

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Kashmir Death count mounts
Srinagar, November 17(KMW): Death cycle in the Kashmir agitation post killing of Hizb Commander Burhan Wani is still on. In latest, Ghulam Muhammad Khan, 75, a well known face in employee movement and Secretariat Employees Union had gone out for a stroll outside his house when a teargas shell hit him on head in Ellahi Bagh near Government Housing Colony on 90-feet road Soura on November 2.
Pertinently, he was on ventilator since and medicos treating him had said that the chances of his survival were bleak.
Medicos attending him had stated that “His 95 percent brain has been damaged by the shell. There are bleak chances of his survival. Currently, he is on ventilator and continues to be in critical state,”

It is worth pointing out here that a senior police official informed that FIR no. 124/2016 has been lodged into the incident and investigations are on “to find out the reasons behind his injury.
Importantly, Buchpora, Anchar, Soura belt has emerged as bastion of 2016 agitation in Srinagar district, while as surprisingly other volatile areas have stayed calm.


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