In a shocking incident, a 22-year-old youth from Sopore who was seriously injured after being hit by his brother in a family fight three days ago has passed away due this morning.

Srinagar based News Agency Kashmir Scroll quoted sources as saying that Abid Rashid Bhat (22) resident of Wadoora Payeen sustained serious injuries during a fight with his brother. Despite being in a coma for several days, he unfortunately succumbed to his injuries today.

Local sources have informed news agency Kashmir Scroll that the elder brother involved in the altercation is a Hafiz-e-Quran.

A senior police officer stated to News Agency Kashmir Scroll that an investigation is underway to determine the circumstances surrounding the incident. The officer added that the police is currently cross-referencing various reports and will provide more information to the media after a thorough investigation has been completed.