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Police officer injured in Anantnag attack succumbs


Srinagar, Jun 16 (KNS): The police officer, SHO, Anantnag, Arshid Khan today succumbed to his injuries in New Delhi.

Khan was injured in the militant attack that took place in Anantnag this week in which five CRPF men were killed.

Top police official told KNS that the SHO succumbed to his injuries in New Delhi where he was shifted today from SKIMS.

With his death, the toll in the attack rose to seven including five CRPF men and a militant. A civilian woman was also injured in the attack that was carried out, as per police, by militants near Oxford School on Anantnag town.

Officials said that arrangements are being made to airlift the body of the slain police officer to his home. (KNS)