PDP worker attacked by gunmen in south Kashmir succumbs

PDP worker attacked by gunmen in south Kashmir succumbs
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Srinagar: A Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) activist who was shot at by gunmen along with another worker in south Kashmir last week has succumbed to his injuries in a Srinagar hospital in predawn hours of Thursday. 

Identified as Irfan Lone, the deceased and another PDP worker Muzaffar Bhat were attacked by gunmen on May 8 in Shopian’s Zainapora area. 

Following the attack, the duo was shifted to Sub-District hospital Zainapora for treatment from where they were referred to district hospital Anantnag in critical conditions.

However, later the duo was shifted to Srinagar’s SKImS hospital for specialised treatment where Lone succumbed to his injuries. 

A doctor attending Lone confirmed his death.