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.
A senior doctor at SMHS hospital said that the Sub Inspector succumbed to the wounds.
On April 18, a pistol-borne militant had fired at the duo from behind, leaving one of them dead and the Sub Inspector critically wounded before fleeing from the spot.
Police has already registered a case and its investigations are underway, a senior police officer said.