Soldier, injured in gunfight, succumbs after seven days

News Update

SRINAGAR — A paratrooper, who was critically injured in a gunfight seven days ago at Ratnipora area of Pulwama in south Kashmir, has succumbed to injuries in a military hospital here.

Official sources said that the soldier Sandeep Kumar of 10 PARA succumbed to injuries at Army’s 92 base hospital Badamibagh here.

On Feb 12, an Army soldier of 50 RR was killed while as Sepoy Sandeep Kumar and Naik Chander of 10 PARA suffered injuries during the gunfight at Ratnipora.

80 people discharged after quarantine in Pulwama

One local militant Hilal Ahmad Rather was also killed in the encounter. (GNS)

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