SPO shot at in Pulwama on Tuesday, succumbs in SKIMS

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Srinagar: A special police officer (SPO) who was injured critically after fired upon by militants at Puchal area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district last week, succumbed to injuries on Saturday evening.
SPO, Aqib Wagay son of Abdul Ahad Wagay was attacked by militants at Puchal village on last Tuesday evening (May 29). He was shot at in both legs by the militants.
Wagay, a resident of Panzagam Awantipora, suffered serious bullet wounds and was shifted to 92 base hospital Badamibagh Srinagar where from he was later referred to SKIMS Soura.
After battling for life for four days, SPO succumbed in SKIMS Soura this evening.
SSP Pulwama Mohammad Aslam Choudary also confirmed the death of SPO.
Pertinently, a video showing militants interrogating the special police officer (SPO), who was shot at by them in Pulwama district, had gone viral on social media. (GNS)