Indian troops kill one more innocent Kashmiri boy at Srinagar, tolls raises to 104

SRINAGAR: Indian troops have killed one more youth in Srinagar, raising the death toll in the ongoing protests in Kashmir to 104.
The youth, Momin Altaf Ganai of New Theed area of Srinagar, went missing soon after clashes between protesters and Indian forces’ personnel in Srinagar last evening.
Locals told mediamen that as soon as people learnt that Momin Ganai, a 9th class student, had gone missing, they started searches to locate him.
“His body was found from an orchard. He was hit by pellets due to which he died of multiple head injuries,” they said, adding that the forces fired pellets which hit Momin Ganai and he died on spot.
With this killing, the death toll in the ongoing Kashmir protests rose to 104. The Intifada was triggered by the extrajudicial murder of top commander of Hizbul Mujahideen, Burhan Muzaffar Wani, by Indian troops on July 8, this year. Besides the killing of 104 persons, over 12,500 people have been injured so far due to the firing of pellets, bullets and teargas shells by Indian police and troops on protesters during the mass uprising.

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