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Teenager injured in wall collapse incident in Srinagar dies

Disaster Accident

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

A 14-year-old boy, who was injured along with three other people when a wall of a house collapsed near an encounter site in Nawakadal area of Srinagar on Tuesday, died at a hospital here, police said on Thursday.

Basim Aijaz, a resident of Chota Bazar in Karan Nagar area of the city, succumbed to injuries at SMHS hospital late Wednesday night, a police official said.

He said four persons, including Aijaz, were injured on Tuesday at the encounter site at Kanemazar in Nawakadal area of the city where two militants including a top Hizb commander Junaid Sehrai were killed.

The wall collapsed when people were clearing the debris of one of the houses damaged in the encounter, leaving four persons injured.

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First Published: Thu, May 21 2020. 15:39 IST