Youth shot by pellets in Pulwama succumbs


A youth who was critically injured after he was shot by government forces with pellets in Kakapora area of Pulwama district, succumbed Sunday evening, official sources said.

Ovais Shafi Dar succumbed to his injuries

Sources told that a youth identified as Owais Shafi Dar, son of Muhammad Shafi Dar of Kakapora Pulwama was seriously hurt when he was shot with pellets by CRPF at Kakpora.

Sources said the CRPF coming from Shopian was hurled with stones at Kakapora in Pulwama and it fired pellets which hit Owais in right part of his chest, causing grievous injuries.

He was shifted to nearby hospital from where he was referred to SMHS Hospital Srinagar where doctors declared him dead on arrival.


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