Pregnant lady injured in Pulwama’s Shadimarg succumbs

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Srinagar: Police on Friday said that a woman was killed in cross firing in Shadimarg area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district.

SP Pulwama, Chandan Kholi said that militants fired a UBGL grenade towards an Army camp in Shadimarg.

Soon after the blast, there was an exchange of fire for some time, he said, adding that in the cross firing, the woman identified as Firdousa wife of Khursheed Ahmad Sheikh of Qasbayar, Shadimarg received serious bullet injury.

She was taken to PHC Rajpora where from she was referred to the District Hospital Pulwama where she succumbed to injuries.

A senior doctor at District Hospital Pulwama said that the woman was pregnant having six months foetus. (GNS)

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