Saturday, November 7, 2015

Youth hit by tear gas shell on head in HMT succumbs at SKIMS

Srinagar:  youth who was injured critically after being hit by a teargas shell in the head at Zainakote area on Saturday succumbed at SKIMS Soura, police said. An official said Gowhar Nazir Dar, 22, was shifted to SKIMS where he succumbed to his injuries. He said that paramilitary CRPF men fired tear gas shells on youths were demonstrating against curbs placed today to foil ‘Srinagar million march’ called by separatist groups to counter PM Modi’s rally.
SSP Srinagar Amit Kumar told Greater Kashmir that CRPF men came under heavy stone pelting, following which they fired a few tear gas shells.
“One of them hit the head of a youth, Gowher Nazir Dar, 22. He was shifted to SKIMS, Soura, where he succumbed,” he said.
Gowhar Nazir Dar  was an Engineering student of SSM Polytechnic Srinagar.