A youth who was critically injured during clashes at Chenabal area of Mirgund succumbed today at SKIMS Srinagar.

The deceased has been identified as Arshad Ahmad Dar. Confirming the death of critically injured youth, Medical Superintendent SKIMS told KNO that the youth was under going treatment in the hospital from past three days.

“But he succumbed today evening,” he told KNO. He had received head injuries during clashes with forces.

Earlier on May 13, youth had blocked the Baramulla Srinagar highway and staged a protest against the rape of minor in Sumbal area of Bandipora. (KNO).