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Territorial Army man injured in Bijbehara attack succumbs

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A Territorial Army man, who was on leave and shot at by unidentified gunmen in Bijbehara area of Anantnag, succumbed to his injuries on Friday afternoon.

Police officials told the news agency Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that unidentified shot at a TA man identified as Mohammed Saleem Akhoon, son of Ghulam Hassan Akhoon of Jablipora Bijbehara following which he was immediately shifted to SDH Bijbehera in a critical condition.

The injured TA man, however, succumbed to his injuries at GMC.

Medical Superintendent of GMC Anantnag, Dr. Muhammad Iqbal Sofi told KNO that the injured was declared brought dead.

Medical Superintendent SDH Bijbehera, Dr MS Tulla had told KNO that the man has critical head injury and was referred to GMC Anantnag for treatment.

Pertinently, the area has been cordoned off and a massive search operation has been launched to nab the attackers. (KNO)