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Pellets kill Nasir Shafi, 11 year old school boy from Srinagar – Family narrates the tale

Written by Sajad Rasool


Video by: Nadiya Shafi | Text by: Sajad Rasool

The civilian uprising against the Indian rule in Kashmir has been going on from July 8, 2016. During the clashes between Security forces, 92 civilians have been killed while as 13000 people are estimated to be injured. As per the reports emerging in local newspaper of Kashmir, 1000 people have received injuries in their eyes due to the pellet firing, and 8 people have died.

As per reports, over 50 percent of people facing visual impairment due to pellet injuries was aged below 20. Many of these were school children.

Our Srinagar correspondent visits the family of Nasir and here is what they say.

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Sajad Rasool

Sajad Rasool manages Kashmir Unheard. He works as a Producer and Editor

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