The death toll in the ongoing spate of violence mounted to 34 on Wednesday.
Mushtaq Ahmad Dar of Hadpora village of Qazigund who had received critical injuries on Saturday succumbed to his injuries last night in the hospital. Another youth Shahid Ahmad Magray of Larnoo-Kokernag too succumbed to his injuries last night.
This morning yet another youth Javed Ahmad of Hawoora Mishpoora village of Kaimoh in Kulgam district succumbed to his injuries at SKIMS. With this the death toll in the ongoing protests has reached to 34. One cop was also killed when police vehicle was pushed into river Jehlum at Sangam.
Meanwhile, the body of another youth Zahoor Ahmad Matoo of Krisgam-Kakpora who had left home to attend the funeral prayers was fished out from river Jehlum near Awantipora this afternoon. The cause of his death could not be ascertained though there are reports of him being part of protests.
A lady from Sedow Shopian was critically injured on Tuesday evening when police used force to quell the protesters who attacked the cavalcade of a police official .
She is being treated at SKIMS and her condition is stated to be critical.