Kashmir Unrest: Youth Found Dead, Death Toll At 81


Srinagar: The death toll in ongoing unrest in Kashmir went up to 81 as the pellet-ridden body of a youth was found here in the summer capital.

The body of teenager Momin Altaf Ganai, a resident of Harwan in Srinagar, was found in the area late last night a police official said on Saturday.

He said Ganai’s body bore injuries caused by pellets.

The teenager was injured in clashes between protesters and security forces in Harwan yesterday, the official said, adding that he had gone missing immediately after the clashes.

More than 40 people were injured in the clashes in different areas of the Valley on Friday.