A wreath-laying event was held at DPL Srinagar to pay homage to the slain SPO Aqib Ahmad Wagay, who was injured critically after fired upon by militants at Puchal area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district last week, succumbed to injuries on Saturday evening.
The spokesman said SPO, Aqib Wagay son of Abdul Ahad Wagay was attacked by militants at Puchal village on last Tuesday evening (May 29). He was shot at in both legs by the militants.
In the incident, Wagay, a resident of Panzgam Awantipora, suffered serious bullet wounds and was shifted to 92 base hospital Badamibagh Srinagar where from he was later referred to SKIMS Soura.
After battling for life for four days, SPO succumbed in SKIMS Soura this evening.
Senior officers of police and paramilitary forces including IGP Kashmir Swayam Parkash Pani-IPS, DIG CKR V K Birdi-IPS, SSP Srinagar Imtiaz Ismail Parray-IPS, SSP Railways Kashmir Dilip Kumar and others officers paid floral tributes to the slain SPO.