7-year-old girl dies of ‘stray bullet’ during Kupwara gunfight

7-year-old girl dies of ‘stray bullet’ during Kupwara gunfight

Srinagar: A 7 years old girl child from Batpora area of Haihama in Kupwara died on Wednesday after she was hit by a bullet during an encounter between government forces and militants.
Kaneeza (7) daughter of Khushi Mohammad Chichi was hospitalized where she succumbed.
Police said that a minor girl namely Kaneeza and a minor boy Faisal were injured after they were hit by “stray bullets more than 100 meters away from the encounter site”.
“They were shifted to hospital for treatment where the girl succumbed to her injuries,” police said in a statement adding the boy has been referred to Srinagar and his condition is stable so far.

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