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Girl injured during Shopian clashes succumbs to injuries

Saima Wani passed away at the SKIMS hospital in Srinagar after battling for life for 17 days.

india Updated: Feb 11, 2018 19:08 IST
Security personnel guard at a closed road during restrictions in Srinagar on January 28.
Security personnel guard at a closed road during restrictions in Srinagar on January 28.(PTI File Photo)

An 18-year-old girl, who was injured during clashes between protesters and security forces in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir last month, succumbed to injuries at a hospital in Srinagar, police said on Sunday.

Saima Wani breathed her last at the SKIMS hospital here after battling for life for 17 days, they said.

On January 24, two militants were killed in an encounter with the security forces.

A 17-year-old boy, Shakir Ahmad, was killed and two women, including Wani, were injured during the clashes between protesters and the security forces near the encounter site.