Elderly man wounded in Tral grenade attack dies

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A 70-year-old man, who had suffered minor injuries in his leg in a grenade blast at bus stand Tral on January 2, died at his residence on Monday, even as the police said the man died a natural death.

Quoting official sources, news agency GNS reported that Mohammad Abdullah Gujjar (70) son of Sadiq Gujjar died at his residence at Hajin Tral.

Police said that he was discharged soon after the treatment for the minor injuries in the grenade blast. “He was not under any treatment for injuries due to the grenade blast. He had received very minor injuries in his leg and was discharged from the hospital after treatment immediately,” said SSP Awantipora, Tahir Saleem. 

“Some groups are circulating wrong information,” he said.