Cover Story Jammu & Kashmir The Lead

Sopore Attack: Death toll reaches 3

Municipal Councillor succumbs to injuries

Srinagar, Mar 30: A municipal councillor injured in militant attack in Sopore on Monday succumbed to his injuries at SMHS hospital on the intervening night of Monday and Tuesday, taking death toll to three in the attack.

Officials told that Shams-ud-din Peer, who was wounded in the militant attack on municipal councillors in north Kashmir’s Sopore town, succumbed to his injuries at SMHS hospital.

Yesterday, a municipal councillor and a personal security officer were killed when militants attacked the meeting room of Municipal Council Sopore in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Monday.

The slain councillor was identified as Riyaz Ahmad Pir—(KNO)

 

Support Ethical Journalism. Support The Dispatch

The Dispatch is a sincere effort in ethical journalism. Truth, Accuracy, Independence, Fairness, Impartiality, Humanity and Accountability are key elements of our editorial policy. But we are still not able to generate great stories, because we don’t have adequate resources. As more and more media falls into corporate and political control, informed citizens across the world are funding independent journalism initiatives. Here is your chance to support your local media startup and help independent journalism survive. Click the link below to make a payment of your choice and be a stakeholder in public spirited journalism


 

The Dispatch is present across a number of social media platforms. Subscribe to our YouTube channel for exciting videos; join us on Facebook, Intagram and Twitter for quick updates and discussions. We are also available on the Telegram. Follow us on Pinterest for thousands of pictures and graphics. We care to respond to text messages on WhatsApp at 8082480136 [No calls accepted]. To contribute an article or pitch a story idea, write to us at [email protected] |Click to know more about The Dispatch, our standards and policies