CRPF ASI wounded in Ganderbal grenade blast dies

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An assistant sub-inspector of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) died on Tuesday, six days after suffering grave injuries in a grenade blast in central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district, officials said.

A police officer told news agency GNS that ASI Nitra Pal Singh succumbed at SKIMS Soura today. Earlier on December 24, a Constable Mritun Joy succumbed at the tertiary care hospital.

Both were seriously injured in the grenade blast at Tawheed Chowk Ganderbal on December 23. Besides them two other paramilitary personnel, a policeman and an RDD official were injured in the blast.