A forest guard, injured in a terrorist attack in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir, died at a hospital here on Wednesday, officials said.
Terrorists had fired upon a team of forest department employees who had set up a checkpoint to apprehend timber smugglers near the Bangender Bridge in the south Kashmir district on Tuesday night, they said.
In the incident, two employees were injured.
The injured — Imran Yousaf Wani and Jahangir Ahmed Chechi — were taken to a hospital, wherefrom Imran Yousaf Wani, who had received a bullet injury on his thigh, was shifted to SMHS Hospital here.
Jahangir Ahmed Chechi had minor injuries and was discharged after first-aid, the officials said.
However, Imran Yousaf Wani died at the SMHS hospital, the officials said and added that a case has been registered and an investigation is underway.
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