Pulwama Attack: Pregnant woman critically injured in ‘cross-fire’ succumbs, says Police


A pregnant woman on late Friday evening succumbed to injuries at District Hospital Pulwama, after receiving bullet injuries during an exchange of gunfire between suspected militant and forces in Shadimarg area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district.

Official sources said that militants hurled a grenade on 44 RR camp Shadimarg in Pulwama. The attack was followed by the firing. When both the army and militants were exchanging gunfire a pregnant lady identified as Firdousa wife of Khursheed Ahmad Sheikh of Qasbayar, Shadimarg, received a bullet on her neck, resulting in serious injuries to the woman.

The injured woman was soon rushed to District Hospital Pulwama where she succumbed to her injuries.


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