Youth hit by stone in Habba Kadal, hospitalised
SRINAGAR: A youth was injured after a stone hurled by a CRPF trooper hit his head in Habba Kadal locality of downtown Srinagar on Tuesday.
Reports said Muhammad Younis suffered injuries in his head following which he was shifted to SMHS hospital for treatment.
A doctor at SMHS hospital said that Younis has suffered contusion in his brain and fracture in two head bones.
The family members of the injured youth said he had left his home to buy vegetables from the market.
“CRPF personnel from a bunker hurled stones at him just five minutes after he had left his home. There was no provocation,” said his mother.
CRPF spokesman Sanjay Sharma said the incident was unfortunate. “We are looking into it,” he said.