Ex-serviceman succumbs to injuries

  • PTI, None, Srinagar
  • Updated: Aug 08, 2014 20:41 IST

An ex-serviceman, injured in a militant attack last week, succumbed to injuries at a hospital here on Thursday. Nazir Ahmad Peer, a resident of Maidanpora village of Lolab in Kupwara district, was shot at by unidentified militants in the Kak Sarai area of Srinagar on July 31 and was undergoing treatment at the SMHS hospital, a police spokesman said.

He said Peer who had joined SMHS hospital as a private security guard after his retirement from the BSF and was in his fifties, breathed his last on Thursday. The body has been handed over to his relatives for the last rites, the spokesman said.

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