Seeloo Attack: Injured Dentist Succumbs

KL Report


A dentist who was injured in a firing incident at Seeloo Sopore in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Friday evening succumbed to injuries Sunday at SKIMS Soura in Srinagar.

A senior police official said that the dentist Shabir Ahmad Naikoo who received three bullets after three masked gunmen had opened indiscriminate fire inside a house of Congress activist Khazir Mohammad Naikoo and leaving his son Nazir Ahmad dead at Seeloo Sopore.

The injured dentist was immediately shifted to Sub-district hospital Sopore in critical conditions where from he was shifted to SKIMS Soura, the official said, adding that he passed away.

“Dentist Shabir Ahmad was running his clinic at Singhpora Pattan from last couple of years after he completed his training in the same field”, Congress Vice Block President and uncle of dentist Khazir Mohammad Naikoo said.

Son of congress activist Nazir Ahmad Naikoo was killed on the spot while Shabir Ahmad was critically injured when gunmen opened indiscriminate fire at them on Friday last.

The congress activist has already said that he recognizes one of the three attackers as Raja Khan who barged inside his house and carried the attack on the fateful night.


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