J&K: 10-year-old boy injured in shell explosion in Shopian dies

Jammu Kashmir, Feb 1: A 10-year-old boy, who was injured after an unexploded shell went off at an encounter site in Shopian last week, succumbed in Srinagar today, police said.      Musharaf Faya, who was critically injured after an unexploded shell went off at the site of a gunfight on January 25 in Chaigund village in south Kashmir, died today, a police official said.      He said the boy succumbed to his injuries in the early hours today at the intensive care unit of the Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences Hospital, Soura.     

The explosion took place when some people were clearing debris from a house where an encounter had taken place a day earlier. PTI