Shopian gunfight: Army trooper succumbed to injuries

Srinagar: Army trooper, who was critically injured last night in a brief gunfight at Imamsahab area of Shopian in south Kashmir, succumbed to injuries Thursday morning.

Official sources told GNS that army’s 62 RR and SOG had cordoned off the Barbugh village in Imamsahab area following the specific information about the presence of some militants.

In the initial gunfire, a soldier Ramesh Kumar had received serious bullet injuries, they had said, adding that the injured Kumar was immediately shifted to army’s 92 base hospital here in Srinagar.

Kumar today morning succumbed to injuries, the official added.

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