Srinagar- The son of the owner of popular eatery Krishna Dhaba, who was shot at on February 17, died at a hospital here on Sunday, officials said.
Akash Kumar Mehra son of Ramesh Kumar Mehra, a resident of Janipur Jammu, at present Dalgate Srinagar, was undergoing treatment at the SMHS Hospital for the past 10 days.
Mehra succumbed to his injuries in the early hours of Sunday, the officials said.
The officials said that he had bullet wound in right side of lower armpit and abdomen. He was on ventilator, they said.
Krishna Dhaba, which is famous for serving vegetarian food, is located in Durganag, a high-security area of the city. Several high-profile installations like the office of UN Military Observers Group for India and Pakistan and the residence of the Jammu and Kashmir chief justice are located within 200 metres of the food joint.
On February 19, Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Kashmir Vijay Kumar while addressing a press conference in Srinagar said that three bike-borne newly recruited militants were arrested for carrying out the attack.
He said that the bike and pistol used in the attack by the trio have been seized. He said all three arrested were newly recruited militants and “confessed” to have carried out the attack.
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