People protest, demand investigation into minor’s killing in Surankote

Jammu, January 14, 2023 (PPI-OT):In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, people staged a protest against the killing of a 9-year-old boy in Surankote area of Rajouri district. The boy Afran Ahmed was injured after he was fired upon by unidentified gunmen near his residence at Shangla in Surankote when he was going to pay obeisance at a shrine on Thursday. He was shifted to Government Medical College, Jammu, for advanced treatment where he succumbed to his injuries on Friday.

Locals said that the boy was martyred by members of Indian Army backed Village Defence Guards, formerly called Village Defence Committees. People staged a demonstration in the area demanding an impartial probe into the murder of the boy.

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