Bijbehara Attack: Injured Police Officer Succumbs To Injuries

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Srinagar- An assistant sub inspector (ASI) of Jammu and Kashmir Police, who was shot at by suspected militants in Bijbehara area of South Kashmir's Anantnag district on Wednesday evening, succumbed to wounds on way to hospital, official sources said.

Reports said that an ASI identified as Muhammad Ashraf of Awantipora was fired upon by suspected militants leaving him critically injured with two bullet wounds in neck and chest.

He was shifted to SDH Bijbehara where from he has been shifted to Srinagar hospital for advanced treatment.

However he died on the way, they said, according to news agency GNS.

A police officer confirmed the death of an ASI.

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

Further details awaited.

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