12-year-old teen back from tuition hit by pellets in eye

Srinagar—Since the beginning of uprising on July 8, 30 cases of pellet injuries in the eyes of persons below 15 years have been treated at SMHS hospital in Srinagar. On Saturday, 12-year-old boy Muslim Nazir Lone was brought to the hospital from Chitibanday village in Bandipora district with pellets in his eyes. According to Muslim’s father Nazir Ahmed, police shot pellets at his son when he was coming back from private tuitions at 6:30 in the evening. —KR

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