9-year-old girl fainted during raid died in hospital

Srinagar, October 30, 2016 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, a nine-year-old girl, Saiqa Jan, daughter of Abdul Majeed Dar of Kulgam, who fainted during a raid and was subsequently hospitalized, has died.

Abdul Rehman Dar, the girl’s uncle, in a media interview in Srinagar said: “Saiqa fainted and lost her consciousness when Army personnel from Sunnigam and Frisal camps went on a rampage in the village on October 2. She was frightened when soldiers thrashed people and damaged residential houses. Her nervous system had paralyzed, he added.

Saiqa was admitted to Kaimouh and Islamabad hospitals for last 22 days as she was undergoing treatment at GB Panth Hospital in Srinagar and during the period she never uttered a single word from her mouth. “She was in deep shock and died on Saturday,” Abdul Rehman Dar said.

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