Kupwara 23 March (KNB): A shooting stone killed a 20-year old boy in the Karnah sector of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Tuesday.
Officials said that a young boy identified as Amir Chaneza, son of Mohammad Shafi Chaneza, resident of Ebkote Murchana in Karnah, was on his way to a forest in Karnah sector, when a shooting stone hit him on his head.
Officials added that the impact of the shooting stone on his head, resulted in Amir’s on spot death.
Pertinent to mention that Ebkote Murchana is a remote area of the sector which witnesses rainfall/snowfall on regular basis. And there are some other areas of the sector, which are prone to landslides and shooting stones. (KNB)