Compensation to Burhan Wani’s family: DC Pulwama clarifies


On December 12, the largest circulated newspaper in Srinagar, Greater Kashmir, carried a public notice released by the office of the deputy commissioner of Pulwama district of South Kashmir. The notice announced ex-gratia relief for 106 victims of death, injury and damage to property.

At serial number 9 on the list was the name of Khalid Wani, the elder brother of Burhan Wani, the Hizbul Mujahideen commander who was killed by security forces in July. Burhan’s death triggered months of unrest in Kashmir.

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