Nawa Kadal gunfight: Another civilian succumbs at SMHS hospital, toll 2


Srinagar: Three days after a 12-year-old who was injured in a house collapse at Nawa Kadal, Srinagar encounter site, an elderly man who was also injured at the same spot, succumbed at SMHS hospital today, health officials said today.

They identified the deceased as Manzoor Ahmed Khan, 65, of Masheli Mohalla, Nawa Kadal, Srinagar. “Yes, he succumbed today morning,” Medical Superintendent SMHS, Dr Nazir Choudhary said.

Manzoor was injured in a house collapse at the Nawa Kadal encounter site where two militants including Hizbul Mujahideen’s divisional commander Junaid Sehrai were killed.

Manzoor is the security victim of house collapse as on May 12, a 12-year-old boy who was injured at the same spot on May 19, succumbed at SMHS  on May 20.

As per locals several houses were damaged during the gunfight between militants at security forces at Nawa Kadal. The boy was identified as Basim Aijaz, of Chotta Bazar area of Kara Nagar. KNO

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