16-year-old boy killed as ‘Mortar Shell’ goes off in Bandipora
Srinagar : A 16-year-old boy was killed after a mortar shell went off at Chuntiwari village of Gurez belt in Bandipora district on Monday.
Police said that, few boys found a mortar shell in open field and started fiddling with it. In the meantime, the shell exploded resulting in injuries to one of the boy identified as Amjid Ahmad.
The boy identified as Amjid Ahmadwas immediately shifted to nearby hospital where he was declared brought dead by the doctors.
A police official said that, things will be clear during investigations , adding that a case under relevant sections of law has also been registered.