Injured in BSF firing, Sopore youth succumbs after battling for 15-days


A student of class 11th, who was injured critically in government forces action at Nadihal area of Sopore in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district last month, succumbed to injuries at a hospital here.

Ubaid Manzoor Lone son of Manzoor Ahmad breathed his last at the SKIMS hospital here after battling for life for 15 days.

On June 25, the teenage boy, Ubaid, a class 11th student, had suffered a critical bullet wound in his right thigh after BSF troopers of 149 bn opened fire upon a group of students.

The students were protesting against the “planned genocide of Kashmiri youth” on a call given by JRL comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, and Mohammad Yasin Malik.

Police have already filed a case FIR number 103/2018 under section 307, 336, 144 RPC with regard to the incident.


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