These are an estimated 1100 of the people hit by the pellet gun fire in Valley, a significant number of them youth, whose vision has been impaired, for many of them irreparably. Government figures say only six people have completely lost their sight
When she rose to speak in Assembly, J&K Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti was expected to reply to the opposition forced discussion on the last year’s unrest which claimed around 100 lives and left several hundred blinded.
The parents of Naseema(name changed), a schoolgirl blinded by pellets in the ongoing unrest in the Valley, had approached the Jammu and Kashmir State Board of School Education (JKBOSE) with a simple argument that how would the poor student prepare
Unwilling to buy pleas for deferment of annual exams for class 10th and 12th in restive Kashmir, the state government is now offering “helpers”, who can write exams on behalf of pellet-blinded and other candidates wounded in the ongoing turmoil.
Tertiary care hospital, SKIMS Soura on late Wednesday evening n received two pellet injure youths from North Kashmir’s Bandipora district.Sources in the hospital said that the injured youths are undergoing evaluation.
Catholic Church officials in Jammu and Kashmir have sought government permission to start an eye bank to help casualties of recent violence in the Muslim-majority state, where organ donation is eschewed.
At least 19 students from Kashmir Valley with serious pellet injuries in eyes have been admitted in the L V Prasad Eye Institute (LVPEI) Hyderabad, courtesy-Non-Governmental Organization- ‘Help Foundation.’
The families of the all the five pellet wounded teenagers from Kashmir Valley admitted in All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) New Delhi have claimed that their affected kids were not part of protest when pellets.
Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi accompanied by JKPCC Chief G.A. Mir visited injured in AIIMS New Delhi, the youngsters with grievous injuries namely Insha (Sedho Shopian), Asif (Khanabl Anantag),Junaid