PDP worker injured in Kulgam attack succumbs at SKIMS

Srinagar: A 65-year-old worker of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who was injured critically yesterday after fired upon by unknown gunmen, succumbed to his wounds in SKIMS Soura on Monday.

Medical Superintendent SKIMS Soura, Dr Farooq Jan said that Muhammad Jamal Bhat son of Mohd Ismail Bhat succumbed to injuries today at around 9:30 am.

Jamal, the PDP worker, was fired upon by unknown gunmen outside his residence at Zangalpora in Kulgam on Sunday evening.

He was taken to Kulgam hospital from where he was shifted to SKIMS, the Valley’s only tertiary care hospital.

He was immediately operated upon at SKIMS and died this morning. 

A senior police officer had said, “Police have taken the cognizance and investigations are on.”

Jamal was PDP’s polling agent during the recently concluded Parliamentary election. (GNS)

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