16-yr-old Younis dies of pellet wounds in clashes in J&K’s Pulwama

SRINAGAR: A 16-year-old boy died after suffering pellet injuries during clashes between protestors and security forces that broke near the site of an encounter in Tral area of Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir where three militants were killed.

The deceased identified as 16-year-old Younis Ahmed Sheikh was brought to the SMHS hospital here with critical pellet injuries in the chest, a police official said.

He said the teenager succumbed to multiple pellet injuries in the chest at the hospital.

Younis was injured during the clashes between protestors and security forces near the encounter site at Gulabbagh where three local militants were killed.