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Kupwara Civilian Injured In LoC Shelling Last Week Dies

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Kupwara, Aug 13: A 55-year-old man on Thursday died at a hospital here, a week after he was injured in shelling along Line of Control in Kupwara district.
Official sources said that the man, Mohammed Yakoob Mir (55) son of Barkatullah Mir of Kachatiya Baghbeela Tanghdar succumbed to the injuries at SKIMS Soura here early morning. Mir had suffered having forehead splinter injury, they said.
Mir along with two other persons was referred to the tertiary care hospital from Kupwara after getting critically injured as India and Pakistan troops exchanged fire along the Line of Control in their area on August 6. On the same day, Mohammad Arif from Shamspora, succumbed to the injuries. In all six civilians, one of them a woman, were injured and three of the critically wounded were shifted to SKIMS for the advanced treatment, they added.

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