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Fida Nabi, succumbed to his injuries in the Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) on August 8, 2010. He was 17 years old. During a protest rally in 2010 outside his house, he was injured when police started firing on people in the Shalteng area on the city outskirts. His brother, Abid Nabi, a photojournalist, remembers his brother on his second death anniversary with the below poem he wrote. Abid Nabi sitting beside his younger brother, Fida Nabi, in the Intensive Care Unit ward of SKIMS, Srinagar.   Apni maa sey judaa huwa Fida. Aur sab ko rula gaya Fida.

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People carrying the body of Hilal Ahmed Dar during protests in Bandipora. Photos and Text by Aabid Nabi Bandipora: A 21-year-old youth, Hilal Ahmed Dar, was killed in Army firing in North Kashmir’s Bandipora district on Tuesday night. He was killed in Halmathpora village in the Aloosa area of the district, 55 kms from Srinagar. The killing has triggered massive protests across the area and several people have been injured in the clashes. “We came to know in the morning that a civilian was killed by the troops,” locals said. As the word about the killing of the youth spread,