#Day31: Shopian’s Pellet Hit Amir Lone Is No More, Kashmir’s Death Toll Mounts



Even as the current phase of renewed uprising enters second month on Monday, the angel of death doesn’t seem satisfied.

Amir Bashir Lone, a 17-year old boy from Sedow Shopian, has succumbed to his injuries at SKIMS Soura this morning, sources said.

Amir was hit by pellets on last Friday, August 05, 2016.

With his death, the death toll civilians killed by forces has mounted to at least 58 in last 31 days since July 09, 2016.

Amir was shifted to SKIMS on last Friday evening and was lying unconscious in Intensive Care Unit of SK Institute of Medical Sciences.

Doctors had said his brain was badly damaged by pellets.

He was the lone bread earner in his family with his father being mentally ill and mother a chronic heart patient.

Amir was a welder by profession to support his family.

He was among 12 persons injured on August 05 admitted in SKIMS Soura. He had been hit by pellets from a very close range which has perforated his skull at various places and damaged his brain severely.

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