Dr Mohammad Hanief Bhat- a cousin brother of columnist and Media Education Research Centre (MERC) faculty Dr Syeda Afshana, passed away on Wednesday night at SKIMS Soura.
Bhat had sustained grievous injuries after he met with accident days back. Bhat was subsequently shifted to SKIMS Soura for the treatment; however, he succumbed to his injuries during the intervening night of Wednesday and Thursday.
Bhat was serving as Assistant Research Officer at Institute of Animal Health and Biological Products, Zakura, Srinagar.
The funeral of the deceased was held on Thursday morning and a large number of people including his colleagues and friends attended the last rites.