Srinagar: A Railway Protection Force (RPF) officer who was wounded in a militant attack in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district recently succumbed to injuries in a Srinagar hospital on Saturday morning, officials said.
On April 18, militants attacked unarmed RPF personnel outside Kakapora Railway Station in which Head Constable Surinder Kumar was killed and Assistant Sub-Inspector Devraj Kumar was critically wounded.
Officials said Dev Raj succumbed to his injuries Saturday morning. “At around 4.30 am he lost the battle of life, they said. A purported CCTV footage of the Monday evening attack showed the two RPF personnel sitting outside a tea stall at the Kakapora Railway Station and the lone attacker firing indiscriminately at the duo. After the shooting the attacker was seen running from the site.