Pampore: One of the two civilians who were injured during the initial stage of the ongoing gunfight between militants and government forces at Meej Pampore on Thursday evening has succumbed to his injuries on Friday morning.
According to officials, he was shifted to the local sub-district hospital with a critical head injury and was later referred to SMHS Srinagar where he was kept on ventilator support.
Medical Superintendent SMHS hospital Dr Nazir Choudhry said the civilian succumbed on Friday morning at around 6:30 AM.
He has been identified as Abid Nabi from Pampore.
Another injured, Kifayat Ahmad, is undergoing treatment at Bones and Joints Hospital Srinagar and is said to be stable.
Police said that the two were injured when cordon was being laid and militants fired indiscriminately.
Pertinently, one militant has been killed so far while as the operation continues. KNO