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Sopore Attack: Injured councillor Succumbs; Death Toll Reaches 3

WARIS FAYAZ

Sopore: Municipal Councilor who was earlier injured in Sopore attack has succumbed to his injuries in Srinagar hospital, taking the toll to three.

Reports reaching said, an injured councillor who was injured in an attack at Municipal office Sopore on Monday has succumbed to his injuries in Srinagar hospital.

Official sources told that the deceased councillor identified as Shams-ud-Din Peer was admitted to SMHS Hospital Srinagar, however succumbed to his injuries on intervening Tuesday night.

Earlier two persons including a Municipal Councilor namely Reyaz Ahmad and a policeman (SPO) Shafqat Nazir Khan were killed as militants fired indiscriminately upon the Municipal Councilors near Lone Building opposite SDH Sopore on Monday afternoon.