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Budgam attack: brother of slain policeman dies at hospital

The brother of a special police officer, who was injured in firing by militants in Budgam district of Jammu and Kashmir, succumbed to injuries at a hospital on Sunday, officials said.

Militants on Saturday shot dead SPO Ishfaq Ahmad near his residence at Chadbugh in Budgam.

In the firing incident, Ahmad’s brother Umar Jan also received bullet injuries.

Jan was taken to SKIMS Hospital in Bemina where he succumbed on Sunday, they said.

Hospital officials said that Umar died at 5 am on Sunday. Both the brothers were buried in a graveyard in their village.

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