Aligarh (UP), Jan 28 (PTI) A person injured in the recent Kasganj violence was blinded in one of his eyes despite efforts by doctors at the Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College Hospital here. Also Read - Pakistan PM Imran Khan To Take Vote of Confidence From The Assembly after Facing Defeat in Senate Elections

31-year-old Mohamed Akram was injured in the eye when he was caught in the violence while travelling from Aligarh to Lakhimpur Khiri on Friday night. Also Read - Budget session of Mizoram Assembly from March 12

Chief Medical Officer Dr Ahtesham told PTI, “Despite all efforts, we could not save his eye which was injured by a sharp object. He is, however, out of danger and recovering from other injuries.” Also Read - Rahul Gandhi treks Tirumala hills, prays at Lord Balaji temple

Besides Akram, another man, Naushad, had received a gunshot wound on his leg during the Kasganj violence was undergoing treatment at the Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College here. He too is out of danger, officials said.

This is published unedited from the PTI feed.