J&K: Tourist from Tamil Nadu killed in stone pelting, CM Mehbooba Mufti expresses grief

07 May 2018, 11:44 PM
J&K: Tourist from Tamil Nadu killed in stone pelting, CM Mehbooba Mufti expresses grief (Source- ANI)
J&K: Tourist from Tamil Nadu killed in stone pelting, CM Mehbooba Mufti expresses grief (Source- ANI)

A 22-year-old tourist from Tamil Nadu was killed after being injured due to stone pelting in Srinagar-Gulmarg Road in the valley. The victim named R Thirumani suffered head injuries when the vehicle he was travelling in was attacked by stone pelters on Monday.

The Chennai resident was taken to the SKIMS hospital at Soura, where he breathed his last, an official said. Police have registered a case and investigations have been taken up in the matter, the official added.

Jammu & Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti met the family members of the deceased at the hospital on Monday night. She expressed her grief and said, "My head hangs in shame."

Omar Abdullah mourned the death of the youngster and said that he was deeply hurt.

Another 19-year-old girl from Handwara was injured due to stone pelting in the valley and was admitted to a local hospital for medical treatment.

First Published: Monday, May 07, 2018 11:27 PM
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