Youth injured in tear gas shell succumbs to injuries

A youth who was injured critically after being hit by a teargas shell in the head at Zainakote area on Srinagar Baramullah Highway succumbed at SKIMS Soura, police said.

An official said Gowhar Nazir Dar, 22, was shifted to SKIMS where he succumbed to his injuries.

He said that paramilitary CRPF men fired tear gas shells on youths were demonstrating against curbs placed today to foil ‘Srinagar million march’ called by separatist groups to counter PM Modi’s rally.