Kulgam: A civilian who was injured during a military operation in Redwani area of south Kashmir’s Kulgam on Friday, has succumbed to his injuries in a hospital even as the operation had been called off, police said.
An official said that the injured civilian identified as Manzoor Ahmad Lone son of Abdullah Lone of Redwani Bala succumbed to his injuries during treatment at the hospital.
Meanwhile, Kashmir zone police on its official Twitter handle also informed that the civilian has succumbed to his injuries, while the injured armed forces personnel was undergoing treatment at 92 base hospital in Srinagar,
“Injured civilian namely Manzoor Lone S/O Abdullah Lone R/O Redwani Bala Kulgam succumbed to his injuries. Injured Army Jawan Kiran Singh of 1RR, R/O Ramban is hospitalised at 92 base Hospital Srinagar. Search operation concluded,” police tweeted.
Meanwhile, the family members of the civilian said that Manzoor was married last year and he recently had a child, who is barely 2 months old.
The operation began on Friday afternoon after a joint team of Police, CRPF and Army’s 1 RR cordoned off the Redwani area following input about the presence of militants in the village.