Srinagar : 55-year-old man, injured in a house collapse following encounter at Kanimazar Nawa Kadal here last week, succumbed to burn wounds at SMHS hospital.
The said man identified as Manzoor Ahmad Khan from Hawal Srinagar had suffered serious burn injuries after one of the several houses damaged in gunfight between militants and government forces at the Nawa Kadal collapsed. Four persons were injured in the incident and one of them, a teenager, died earlier this week.
Confirming the death, medical superintendent SMHS hospital Dr Nazir Choudhary told to media that the man was admitted to the hospital with severe burn injuries. Two militants including Junaid Sehrai, son of Mohammad Ashraf Sehrai, chairman sepratist organisation Hurriyat Confrence was killed in the gunfight with police and CRPF. During the course gunfight, several houses were damaged and one of them collapsed, leading to the injuries to at least four persons.