22-year-old, Akash Mehra, the son of Ramesh Kumar Mehra who owns the popular food joint Krishna Dhaba in Srinagar, has now succumbed to his injuries days after Islamic terrorists in Kashmir opened fire at him.
The Mayor of Srinagar, Hunaid Azim Mattu, informed on Sunday morning, “Woke up to extremely distressing news. Young Akash Mehra who was shot at by terrorists at Krishna Dhaba has succumbed to his injuries at SMHS Hospital. I share the pain and grief of his family and stand by them as they mourn this inconsolable loss. May his soul rest in peace.”
The victim was shot in the high-security area of Dalgate by terrorists from a close range on February 17. He was immediately rushed to SMHS Hospital in Srinagar.
Regarding this incident, Kashmir police had said that the banned terror outfit Muslim Janbaz Force was responsible for the attack,. As per the statement issued by the terror group, they attacked the Hindu youth because he is an ‘outsider’ who intended to get domicile status in Kashmir.