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Believing his militant son trapped in encounter, father dies of cardiac arrest

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

A father of a militant today died of after hearing rumours that his son was among the ultras trapped in an encounter with security forces in of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.

reportedly suffered a after being told that his son was among the militants trapped in the cordon of security forces at Kudullan in Shopian this morning, a said.

Naikoo senior, a resident of Meemandar in Shopian, was taken to a hospital where doctors declared him dead, the said.

Zeenat, who has reportedly joined militant ranks two months ago, was not among the two (JeM) militants, including a Pakistani national, killed in the encounter.

The slain terrorists were identified as Sameer Ahmad Sheikh, a local, and Babar from Pakistan, police said.

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First Published: Tue, July 10 2018. 20:10 IST