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Civilian Dies Of Injuries Sustained During Protest In Kashmir

September 04 2019


A civilian has died in India-administered Kashmir from injuries sustained during a protest last month, reports the Press Trust of India.

The 18-year-old died on Wednesday after he was injured in an Aug. 6 protest. 

The death was the first acknowledged civilian fatality since New Delhi announced the revocation of the region's special status on Aug. 5.

Army Lt. Gen. K. J. S. Dhillon said that the victim had been hit by a stone during the protest, reported Asian News International....

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