Teenage boy killed by shooting stone in J&K

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A teenage boy died on spot after being hit by a shooting stone near Zojila pass on Srinagar-Leh highway on Wednesday .

Reports said that a 13-year old boy identified as Abrar Ahmed Khatana son of Ishtiyaq Ahmed Khatana resident of Verinag who was travelling to Kargil with his father, died on the spot after a shooting stone hit him at Aabmath near Zojila pass.

An official said that the deceased was travelling to Kargil in a truck driven by his father and they had halted on the roadside to have lunch and in the meantime a stone rolled down from a hillock and hit the young boy killing him on the spot.