J&K Policeman Succumbs Days After Being Shot

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Arshad Khan, the police inspector who was critically injured in the Fidayeen attack in J&K’s Anantnag district on June 12, succumbed to his injuries on Sunday afternoon at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi.

Khan was the Station House Officer (SHO) of the nearby Saddar Police Station. He rushed to the spot when militants opened fire at the security personnel on KP Road in south Kashmir’s Anantnag.

Khan was shot on the chest and was rushed to the Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences in Srinagar in critical condition.

On Sunday morning he was lifted to AIIMS via air ambulance where he succumbed to injuries.

Wife and two children survive Khan.

It may be mentioned here that personnel of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) were killed and a civilian was injured in the attack, which was carried out by the Al-Umar Mujahideen militant outfit. A foreign militant was also killed in the attack.

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