Woman injured in knife attack succumbes

Srinagar: A woman critically injured in a knife attack in Hajin area of north Kashmir’s Bandipora district on Sunday night succumbed to her injuries today.

Reports said that two masked men barged inside the house of a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) worker Abdul Majeed at Shahgund and attacked his wife Shakeela with a sharp-edged weapon.

Shakeela was critically injured in the attack, said an official, adding that she was shifted to Community Health Centre Hajin for treatment.

A health official at the facility said that the injured woman was referred to Srinagar for specialized treatment where she breathed her last.

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