Photos: 10 year old boy succumbs to blast injuries

Shopian: Ten-year-old Musharaf Fayaz of Datmudoor village who had suffered major injuries after a shell went off at the site of a gunfight on January 25 in Chaigund village of Shopian succumbs to his injuries at SKIMS Soura this morning. With his death, the number of civilians killed in Shopian since January 25 has reached five.

Fayaz had suffered injuries in head and face after a shell went off at the site of gunfight on January 25 in Chaigund village of Shopian.

Meanwhile, thousands participated in the funeral prayers of Musharaf Fayaz of Datmudoor hamlet in Shopian on Thursday. Musharaf was laid to rest at his ancestral graveyard in his native village at Datmudoor.

A civilian Shakir Ahmad Mir was killed near the site of gunfight in Chaigund on January 25 while three civilians were killed after army opened fire on protesters in Ganowpora village on Saturday. “Pained to lose Little Musharraf! the child victim of the Indian states strategy of use of its immense military might to kill & crush a civilian population demanding fundamental human and political rights.With his death, the number of civilians killed in #Shopian has reached five,” tweeted the moderate Hurriyat faction chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq. (Text by KNB)

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