Kashmir

Budgam family requests media to desist from carrying news without verification, soldier still alive

Budgam: A family from Central Kashmir’s Budgam has expressed shock after a section of media reported that a soldier from Kashmir died of cardiac arrest in Leh.

Dr Javaid Ahmed, the cousin of the soldier told news agency Kashmir News Trust that family members faced mental trauma after a section of media today reported that army soldier Bashir Ahmad Ganaie son of Late Ghulam Hassan Ganaie from Wahabpora Ganie Mohalla of Budgam district, posted in Leh died of cardiac arrest.

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He said soldier Bashir Ahmed suffered brain hemorrhage two days ago and he is in the intensive care unit of Leh hospital.

“We are in touch with army authorities and Bashir Ahmed is still alive,” he said and requested the media to desist from carrying news without verification. (KNT)

Tanveer Hussain

Tanveer Hussain is a video journalist working for news agency Kashmir News Trust (KNT) in Central Kashmir's Budgam.

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