Srinagar, Apr 15: A youth who was critically injured during clashes with government forces at Kangan area of Ganderbal in central Kashmir Last week succumbed to his Injuries at Sher Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) Soura on Sunday.
Amir Hamid Lone (22) son of Abdul Hamid Lone, a resident of Chattergul Kangan was critically injured in Kangan clashes which erupted soon after the news about the passing away of another youth Gowhar Ahmad Rather at SKIMS spread in the area.
Amir battled for life more than 12 days at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of SKIMS Soura. He had received injuries on his head during forces action at Kangan on April 3, he succumbed at SKIMS, Soura on Sunday.
Medical Superintendent SKIMS Dr Farooq Jan confirmed the death of Lone.
Meanwhile, thousands of mourners participated in the last rites of slain Amir Ahmad Lone.
Amir was laid to rest around 11:30, Sunday morning at his ancestral graveyard in Chuturgul, amid pro-freedom, pro-Islamic and anti-governmental slogans. At least ten thousand mourners including men, women, children and old participated in his funeral procession at his native Chuturgul village of Ganderbal district.