Choiegund-Adoo: A 10-year-old boy was critically injured when a live explosive shell exploded in his hand while clearing debris at Shopian encounter site where two militants were killed on Wednesday.
The boy identified as Musharaf Fayaz son of Fayaz Ahmad Najar was removed to Pulwama hospital from where he was shifted to Srinagar for further treatment.
Medical superintendent district hospital Pulwama, Abdul Rasheed Parra, said that the after initial treatment they shifted him to Srinagar. “His face was disfigured almost beyond recognition, his left hand has fallen apart and his right hand was also damaged. We shifted him to Srinagar after providing artificial respiratory support,” he said.