Shutdown in Nagbal, Soura areas as Ganderbal youth battles for life at SKIMS


Srinagar, Jan 14(KNB):Nagbal and Soura areas remain shut on Monday, as a youth from Ganderbal district was critically injured in forces’ action in Shopian district yesterday and battles for life at Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS), Soura.

As per the reports, all the shops and business establishments are closed in Nagbal and Soura while a thin movement of transport was witnessed on the roads.

Earlier , scores of youth staged a protest at Nagbal chowk and blocked the road. However, the road was soon cleared for traffic by the police.

Locals said that Mohammed Rafiq Parray (30), a resident of Rangil area of Nagbal in Ganderbal district, was critically injured after forces opened fire on the mourners during the funeral of Al Badr commander Zeenat ul Islam yesterday.

The youth is admitted at SKIMS and has been put on the ventilator.(KNB)

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