Tourist from TN hit in stone-pelting, dies

SRINAGAR: A tourist from Tamil Nadu, injured during clashes between protesters and security forces on the outskirts of the city here today, died at a hospital, police said.
R Thirumani (22), resident of Chennai, suffered head injuries after being hit by a stone during clashes in Narbal area of the summer capital this morning, a police official said.
Thirumani was taken to SKIMS hospital at Soura, where he succumbed to the injuries later, the official added.
A case was registered and investigations have been taken up, the official said.
Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti has expressed deep anguish and shock over the death of a tourist R Thirumany from Chennai who died today at Narbal on way to Gulmarg.
The Chief Minister visited the Police hospital late evening met the family of the deceased and expressed solidarity with them in this time of grief.