Kashmiri separatists and other dissident Indian groups only use small bombs to cause chaos. The casualties may be few but the impact is far-reaching. Twelve-year-old Mansoor is one such survivor, but sees his two school friends perish. What kind of escape is this and how does life continue for the ’lucky’ ones? A sad read which is both atmospheric and realistic. Will definitely make you think.
Later, everyone reported seeing a gushing white star, and there was a long silence before the screams started, as if, even in pain people watched each other first to see how to act.