Kashmir horror: Pellets hit Insha struggling with deadly brain infection

New Delhi: 9th class student, Insha Malik, who was blinded by pellets fired by forces is now suffering from a deadly infection, which has affected her brain.

Currently undergoing treatment at AIIMS New Delhi, Insha is battling for life. Kashmir Observer report quoting AIIMS doctors who wished not to be named said,

“Some of the pellets, which pierced her body particularly face couldn’t be timely removed from the nasal canal, mounted between the two eyes. As a result, the medicos said, the pellets caused a serious “secondary infection” in her body.

“With the brain being too close to the spot which caused secondary infection we apprehend her brain is affected,” said a medico asking not to be identified.

As per the doctors, the poor patient has started showing symptoms of abnormal impact on her brain. Teenage girl Insha who keeps crying in pain without a break, occasionally makes unnatural utterances.

“My get me oranges. Get me Anarkali dress, I want to wear it,” the girl, blindfolded for around a month recently told her parents.

Doctors said “These are simply symptoms that her brain is not working properly.” “In other words secondary infection has affected her brain…She is not in proper senses.”

DAK President Dr Nisar Ul Hassan, who had seen Insha during her hospitalization at SMHS Hospital, said:

“She might be having altered sensorium. Otherwise also its sepsis syndrome,” the medico said adding “from septic shock to multi-organ failure, it can even cause death.”

She often cries: “I want to take out my eyes and all that is inside, giving me pain!”

14 year old Insha was targeted when she was near window in the first floor of her house in Seadow Shopian and lost vision when her eyes were pierced by pellets.