Eight death anniversary of Zahid Farooq observed

Srinagar, Feb 5, CNS: The eighth death anniversary of teenage student, Zahid Farooq (17) was observed here today.

Zahid Farooq, a resident of Brein Nishat was one among around 120 teenagers killed by police and Para-military forces in 2010. He Zahid Farooq, was gunned down by BSF men on 5 February 2010 just outside his home in Brane locality of Nishat area when he was playing cricket.

Commandant R K Birdi and Constable Lakhvinder Kumar and a constable were charged for his murder.

Rich tributes were paid to Zahid while locals and several separatist leaders visited bereaved family. (CNS)

 

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