Srinagar, March 27: Less than 12 hours after being fired upon by militants, the 23-year-old youth from Chudbugh area of central Kashmir’s Budgam Budgam district lost battle for life at hospital here, officials said on Sunday.
The youth—Umar ahmad Dar along with his SPO brother were fired upon by militants on Saturday late evening at their residence. The SPO, Ishfiq Ahmad Dar (26), posted in Budgam, was declared brought on arrival by the doctors at SKIMS Bemina here. Umar, who is said to be a student, was grievously injured and admitted to the hospital. He succumbed to the injuries, a police officer said.
Police has already registered a case and started investigation into the incident, the officer said.