Station House Officer (SHO) of Police station Sadr Anantnag in south Kashmir who had received critical injuries in a militant attack four days back has succumbed to injuries on Sunday.

Militant attack in Anantnag on June 12, 2019, Kl image Shah Hilal

The slain officer identified as Arshad Ahmad Khan was critically injured after militants attacked a joint party of CRPF and police at a bus stand in Anantnag on June 12, 2019. In the attack, five paramilitary troopers and a militant were killed and four other government forces personnel including Station House Officer (SHO) were injured in the attack. Besides, a girl namely Snober (18) daughter of Mohd Ashraf Malik of Danter area of Anantnag also sustained a bullet wound in her leg.

Khan according to reports was being treated in Srinagar’s SKIMS hospital since; however, he was flown to Delhi’s AIIMS hospital today where he succumbed to injuries.


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