Eight death anniversary of Zahid Farooq observed


Srinagar, Feb 5: The eighth death anniversary of teenage student, Zahid Farooq (17) was observed here Monday.
Zahid Farooq, a resident of Brein Nishat was one among around 120 teenagers killed by police and Para-military forces in 2010. He Zahid Farooq, was gunned down by BSF men on 5 February 2010 just outside his home in Brane locality of Nishat area when he was playing cricket.
Commandant R K Birdi and Constable Lakhvinder Kumar and a constable were charged for his murder.
Rich tributes were paid to Zahid while locals and several separatist leaders visited bereaved family. (CNS)