Srinagar: A minor boy injured in a house collapse at the encounter site in Nawa Kadal area on Tuesday, succumbed to his injuries at a hospital here on Wednesday.
12-year-old Basim Aijaz of Chota Bazar succumbed to his injuries at the SMHS hospital here this evening, reports said. A class 7th student, Aijaz was injured along with three other persons on Tuesday evening at Nawa Kadal encounter site when a house there got collapsed.
According to the reports, after ending their Ramzan fast, many people thronged the encounter site in Kani Mazar locality of Nawa Kadal where two Hizbul Mujahideen militants, including the groups commander Junaid Sehrai was killed in a 12-hour gunfight.
They said as the people were watching the devastation, a partially damaged old structure collapsed suddenly, leaving four persons wounded.
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