Civilian injured in explosion in Anantnag’s Sirhama succumbs to injuries

Anantnag: One among the four civilians who were injured after an explosive substance went off from debris of a house razed during a military operation against militants in Sirhama area of south Kashmir, succumbed to his wounds on Monday.

Official sources said that a civilian identified as Yaseen Mohammad Rather, son of Mohammad Maqbool Rather of Sirhama died last night at a hospital in Srinagar.

Yaseen and three others— Irfan Ahmad, Shahid Yousuf and Mudasir Ahmad Magray—were injured when some unattended explosive exploded from the debris of a house which was razed during the military operation in which two LeT commanders— Adil Ahmad Bhat of Pulwama and Abu Rehan alias Towheed—were killed on Friday.

Yaseen and other three civilians suffered serious wounds and were shifted to Srinagar hospital for advanced treatment. However, Yaseen succumbed to the wounds late last night, the officials added.


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