ASI shot at in south Kashmir's Bijbehara succumbs

Soon after the attack whole area has been cordoned off to nab the attackers. Further details awaited.
ASI shot at in south Kashmir's Bijbehara succumbs
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Srinagar, Dec 22: The Assistant Sub-inspector of Police, who was gravely injured in a militant attack in south Kashmir's Anantnag on Wednesday evening, succumbed to wounds on way to hospital, news agency GNS reported while quoting official sources.

ASI Mohammad Ashraf of Awantipora, was shot at by the militants in Bijbhera leaving him critically injured with two bullet wounds in neck and chest.

He was shifted to SDH Bijbhera from where he was referred to Srinagar hospital for advanced treatment. However he died on the way, an official said. A police officer confirmed the dead of the the ASI to GNS.

Soon after the attack whole area has been cordoned off to nab the attackers. Further details awaited.

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