Cop injured in accidental firing in Kulgam succumbs

Wreath laying ceremony held at DPL Awantipora

IRFAN AMIN MALIK
Tral, Publish Date: Dec 11 2017 11:59PM | Updated Date: Dec 11 2017 11:59PM
Cop injured in accidental firing in Kulgam succumbsGK Photo

One of the two policemen injured in accidental firing in Kulgam last week succumbed to injuries at SKIMS here on Monday, police said.

Constable Fayaz Ahmad Ganai (Belt no. 543) of Laribal Tral succumbed to injuries at SKIMS on Monday morning, a senior police official said. 

Ganai along with his colleague suffered bullet injuries after a service rifle of a cop went off accidentally in police station Kulgam.

However, the condition of another injured policeman Zaheer Abbas (Belt no.840) is said to be stable.

Meanwhile, to pay homage to  Fayaz Ahmad, a wreath laying ceremony was held at District Police Lines Awantipora.

“SSP Awantipora  Muhammad Zahid led the police officers and jawans in laying floral wreaths on the mortal remains of the martyr.  Among others, DySP DAR Shri Shahzada Kabir Matoo Awantipora, SDPO Awantipora Parwaiz Ahmad, DySP Pampora  Reyaz Ahmad, other officers and jawans were present during the ceremony,” police said in a statement.

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