Conflict

BJP worker shot at in Budgam succumbs

Abdul Hamid NAjar

Srinagar: A day after suspectec militants fired upon a Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) worker in Ompora area of central Kashmir’s Budgam district, the 38-year-old man succumbed to his wounds at Srinagar’s SMHS hospital on Monday.

The worker identified as Abdul Hamid Najar, a resident of Ompora Budgam, was critically injured when suspected militants fired upon him while he was on a morning walk on Sunday early morning.

Najar, who suffered bullet injuries to abdomen and leg, was shifted to SMHS hospital. However he died this morning, sources at the hospital said.

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