JKLF chief Malik visits Hiba, Kashmir’s youngest pellet victim, at SMHS hospital

Srinagar: Yasin Malik, chief of the Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) on Thursday visited 19-month-old pellet victim Hiba Nisar, who underwent second eye surgery at SMHS Hospital on Wednesday.

Malik drove to SMHS hospital on Thursday soon after he visited Mugjund where three militants were killed in a gunfight on Sunday morning, said a JKLF spokesman.

Malik inquired about the well-being of Hiba from her parents.

On Wednesday, also visited Hiba and said that it was heart wrenching to see the baby girl in an anesthetized state.

Hiba is the youngest pellet victim in the current phase of violence in Kashmir, joining approximately 1,200 others hit in the eyes in the state since 2016.

Hiba was injured on November 25, after protests broke out at her village in Kapran, Shopian, following an encounter during which six militants were killed by armed forces.

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