Srinagar: Six days after being fired upon along with colleague by a pistol-borne militant at Kakapora Pulwama, a Sub Inspector of Railway Protection Force succumbed to his injuries at a hospital here on Saturday, officials said.
The RPF officer identified as Sub Inspector Dev Raj was admitted in SMHS hospital after being attacked near a Dhaba in Kakapora Pulwama along with his colleague Surinder Singh who had died on spot on the day.
A senior doctor at SMHS hospital confirmed to GNS that the Sub Inspector succumbed to the wounds.
On April 18, a pistol-borne militant had come and fired at the duo from behind, leaving one of them dead on the spot and the SI critically injured before fleeing from the spot.
Police has already registered a case and its investigations are under way, a senior police officer said.