An elderly man from Old Srinagar's Rajouri Kadal area, who was caught in clashes and got seriously injured on Tuesday, succumbed at SK Institute of Medical Sciences here.
The deceased was identified as Mushtaq Ahmed, 61, a retired government employee. Witnesses said Mushtaq couldn't control his Scooty when he was caught in clashes between youth and forces at Eidgah area of old city. He fell down and sustained a grave head injury, they said. Hospital sources said Mushaq had sustained injury in his head and succumbed later.
Police said Mushtaq got injured a "road accident" and later died at SKIMS, Soura.
Talking to Greater Kashmir, SSP Srinagar Amit Kumar said Mushtaq died in road accident. "He lost control over his Scooty and fell down, causing injury to his head. He later succumbed at a hospital," he said.