Khan who was rushed to a military hospital in a serious
condition after he had received bullet injury in the abdomen, was shifted to
SKIMS Soura today after his condition deteriorated.
“He had laceration in the liver and was shifted to ICU after
his condition kept on deteriorating. In
the afternoon, he was airlifted to AIIMS,” a doctor at SKIMS told Greater
A police officer said, Khan, succumbed to his injuries just
when he reached the AIIMS New Delhi, at around 4 pm.
He said his body is being flown back for last rites.
Khan who hails from Srinagar’s uptown area had taken over
the charge in Anantnag barely a few weeks back. He was earlier posted as SHO
Born to Mushtaq Ahmad Khan and Mehbooba Begum in Balgarden
Srinagar, Khan was appointed as Sub-Inspector in J&K police in 2002 and
served in various important capacities.
He is survived by parents, wife, two sons aged 2 and 5
“As the exchange of fire was on, the police party led by SHO
SaddarAnantnag rushed to the spot, but he (the militant) fired at him (SHO),
injuring him critically. The militant kept on engaging the security forces for
around fifteen minutes before he was gunned down,” a police officer had said.
The Anantnag attack was the first major attack on the
security forces since February 14 Lethpora- Pampore attack in which at least 40
CRPF men had been killed resulting in heightened tensions between India and
GOVERNOR, DGP EXPRESS GRIEF
Meanwhile, Director General of Police (DGP) Dilbag Singh on behalf of Jammu and Kashmir
Police Pariwar condoled the demise of Inspector Khan and expressed his grief over the loss of young
and brave officer. He conveyed his heartfelt condolence to the bereaved family
and prayed for the departed soul.
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