Uri gas cylinder blast: Now 6 year old brother succumb, toll 5

Uri gas cylinder blast: Now 6 year old brother succumb, toll 5

Suhail Khan

Uri, Jun 08 (GNS): A 6 year old brother who along with her mother and five other siblings were injured in a gas cylinder blast on May 27 last month succumbed to his injuries at AIIMS in New Delhi.

He lost the battle for life at AIIMS Delhi, four days after his mother and three sisters succumbed to their injuries at the Valley’s tertiarycare hospital SKIMS Soura.

A 6 year old who died today identified as Ubaide Ahmed son of Mohammad Shafi Chalkoo.

A police officer from Uri confirmed to GNS that another gas blast victim succumbed to injuries early morning at AIIMS Delhi raising the toll 5.

His mother Parveena Akther (35) and three sisters Saima Bano (18) Sabeena Bano (16) and Shaishta Bano (14) had succumbed to injuries last week.

They were injured in the gas cylinder blast at their residence at Laghama village of Uri in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on May 27. (GNS)

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