Bilal Ahmad is a freelance photojournalist based in Srinagar, Kashmir. Bilal is currently pursuing Masters in Convergent Journalism at Central University of Kashmir. His work has been featured in The Quint, Rising Kashmir among others.
In this photo-essay, Bilal Ahmad captures the remains of the decimated homes of civilians which are burnt and destroyed by explosives by armed forces following encounters with Indian armed forces and militants in the valley.
The killing of eighteen-year-old Adil Ahmad Yadoo after an armed forces vehicle mowed him down in Srinagar has left his already impoverished family in deep shock and uncertain for the life ahead. Bilal Ahmad's photo story captures some of the profound elements of a family in grief.