Srinagar: A personnel of Special Operation Group (SOG) of police who was injured critically in an accidental fire at Kadipora area of south Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Monday afternoon succumbed to injuries this evening.
A police officer said that the SOG man Nazir Ahmad Ganai (SPO) succumbed at army’s 92 base hospital Srinagar.
Earlier, Nazir Ahmad Ganai was hit by a bullet after his service rifle went off accidentally inside the SOG Camp at Kadipora.
Soon after the incident, his colleagues rushed towards him and shifted the injured SPO to district hospital Anantnag from where he was taken to the military hospital.
Nazir succumbed to injuries at the army hospital this evening. (GNS)