Boy undergoes brain surgery

SHABIR IBN YUSUF

Srinagar, Dec 29: The class 9 student Suhail Ahmad Malik of Pulwama district in south Kashmir, presently undergoing treatment at SKIMS Srinagar, was shot in the head allegedly by security forceson Friday.
“A team of five doctors led by Neurosurgeon Dr Abdul Rashid carried out surgery in Suhail’s head. It took the doctors more than four hours to carry out the surgery Friday evening,” Deputy Medical Superintendent SKIMS, Dr Riyaz Ahmad told Greater Kashmir.
Suhail is among the 9 person from Pulwama who were injured in government forces’ firing Friday and were admitted in different Srinagar hospitals for treatment.
“Suhail is doing well now. We removed him from ventilator today afternoon,” Dr Riyaz said.
He said that another injured, Nasir Ahmad, a class 12 student who has received a bullet in lower abdomen, is also recovering.
Dr Riyaz said every effort was being made for better treatment of the injured. “We carry out regular checks of these injured persons,” he said and disclosed that Police Constable Imtiyaz Ahmad, who has received a bullet in his leg, is also recovering. “Hopefully the policeman would be discharged in the evening,” Dr Riyaz said.
Chief Medical Officer Bone & Joint Hospital, Dr Manzoor Ahmad told Greater Kashmir that four injured were brought to the hospital. “One among them, Muhammad Yaseen was serious and was referred to SMHS today morning,” Dr Manzoor said adding that other three are stable. He said that one among the injured was operated Saturday afternoon.
Medical Superintendent SMHS Hospital, Dr Nazir Ahmad Choudhary told Greater Kashmir that four injured persons from Pulwama were brought to hospital. “Three among them have been discharged,” he said and added that one of injured who was referred from Bone &Joint Hospital is also recovering. “He is in ward 19 and is stable. He is recovering fast and there is nothing to worry about,” Dr Nazir said.

Lastupdate on : Sat, 29 Dec 2012 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Sat, 29 Dec 2012 18:30:00 GMT
Lastupdate on : Sun, 30 Dec 2012 00:00:00 IST




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