An army trooper died of cardiac arrest during a cordon-and-search-operation (CASO) in Shopian district of south Kashmir, officials said on Saturday.
Identified as Abdul Majeed, a resident of Veeri Bijbehara in Anantnag, the trooper fell unconscious while on duty during a CASO in Chitragam area of Zainapora.
He was immediately rushed to the nearby hospital where doctors declared him brought dead.
He was part of 162 Territorial Army and was currently attached with Army’s 1st RR in Zainapora.
With inputs from agencies