Srinagar: An 18 year old youth was killed and another injured in firing by paramilitary forces in Awantipur area of South Kashmir this afternoon.
Mushtaq Ahmad Bhat, was hit by a bullet when forces opened fire on a protest demonstration which broke out in the area this afternoon despite a curfew.
Eyewitnesses said Mushtaq died on way to SMHS Hospital in Srinagar.
Dr Nazir Ahmad Choudhry Medical Superintendent SMHS told Kashmir Observer that the youth who had a bullet wound in the abdomen as well as pellet injuries on the other body parts was brought dead to the hospital.
Meanwhile, reports reaching here said that two more youth were rushed to SMHS Srinagar in injured condition.
One of the youth has been hit by bullet in the head, sources said.
The sources said that another youth was hit by pellets and he too was shifted to SMHS. There identity was being ascertained.
With this fresh killing, the death toll has so far has surged to 50
Ishfaq Ahmed of Kokernag, south Kashmir Friday morning succumbed to injures at SKIMS hospital, Srinagar. With his death, the death toll has so far has surged to 50 with thousands injured following the killing of Hizb Commander Burhan Wani.
Sources from the hospital administration said that the youth was admitted ten days ago but he lost battle of life last mid-night. He was administered many pints of blood.
Curfew and restrictions remain in force across Kashmir on 14th consecutive day in view of continuous shut down call by separatists and prevailing law and order situation.
Deputy Commissioner Srinagar Dr. Farooq Lone said that the curfew will continue in Srinagar.In view of separatists call to hold a peaceful protest after Friday congregational prayers, strict restriction on the movement and assembly of people will remain in force across the Kashmir valley.
Five Kashmiri students who allegedly raised anti-India slogans during an event held at the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) on February 9 have been asked by Delhi Police Special Cell to join the investigation in the case, said sources.
Two of the students are from JNU, two from Jamia Millia Islamia and one from Aligarh Muslim University, sources told The Indian Express.
UPDATED DEATH LIST
1) Ashraf Ahmad Dar of Halpora Kokernag
2) Shahid Hamid Margay of Larnoo Kokernag
3) Danish Ayoub Shah of Achabal
4) Sajjad Ahmad Thokar of Utroosa Achabal
5) Saqib Manzoor of Khundru Achabal
6) Aqib Manzoor of Khundru Achabal
7) Habibullah Malla of Brenti Achabal
8) Aamir Khan of Batapora Verinag
9) Mashooq Ahmad Rather of Kund Qazigund
10) Safeer Bhat of Sarigam Aishmuqam
11) Aijaz Thokur of Siligam Aishmuqam
12) Imtiyaz Mandoo of Nandpora Anantnag
13) Bilal Shah of Dooru Anantnag
14) Haseeb Ganai of Khanabal Anantnag
15) Mushtaq Dar of Ujroo, Dooru Anantnag
16) Javed Ahmad of Anantnag
17) Hilal Ahmad of Harnag, Anantnag
18) Showkat Ahmad of Hassanpora Bijbehara
19) Jahangir Ganai of Hassanpora Bijbehara
20) Abdul Majeed Mochi of Arwani Bijbehara
21) Zubair Khanday of Kolepora Qaimoh
22) Yasmina Rehman of Damhal Kulgam
23) Rashid Kumhar of Damhal, Kulgam
24) Feroz Mir of Begummilo Kulgam
25) Khursheed Mir of Harwat Kulgam
26) Javaid Ahmad Lone of Khudwani Kulgam
27) Mushtaq Ahmed Dar of Hawoora Mishpora Kulgam
28) Muzaffar Hussain Bhat of Kigam Shopian
29) Aazad Thokar of Pudsoo Shopian
30) Jahgangir Pandit of Trenz Shopian
31) Muneer Pandit of Trenz Shopian
32) Shahid Gulzar of Zainapora Shopian
33) Bilal Shan of Zawoora Shopian
34) Altaf Rather of Rajpora Pulwama
35) Irfan Malik of Warwan Pulwama
36) Fayaz Waza of Nikloora Pulwama
37) Zahoor Ahmad Mantoo of Kakapora Pulwama (Drowned)
38) Shabir Mir of Tengpora Bund Srinagar
39) Sheikh Zahoor of Warsoo Kupwara
40) Irfan Maqsood Dar of Bugund Kulgam
41) Mushtaq Ahmad Ganaie of Khumrial Kupwara
42)Sayar Ahmad Kumhar of Chitragam, Shopian
43) Hilal Ahmad, Tengpora Srinagar
44) Showkat Ahmed Malik of Hutmulla Kupwara
45)Syeda Bano of Cheirut Qazigund
46) Showkat Ahmad Ittu of Cheirut Qazigund
47)Nelufar Akhtar ofChowgam Qazigund
48) Ghulam Mohi-ud-din Mir of Khumriyal Kupwara
49) Ishfaq Ahmed of Kokernag
50)Mushtaq Ahmad Bhat of Awantipur
51)Feroz Ahmad a Police SPO (killed in mob attack)
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