Man dies after hearing militant son trapped in gunfight

SRINAGAR: Father of a militant died due of the cardiac arrest soon after hearing that his son has got trapped in an encounter with security forces at Shopian in south Kashmir on Tuesday, official sources said.
Ishaq Naikoo suffered a massive heart attack when he learnt that his son Zeenat Ahmad Naikoo was among the militants trapped in village Kundlan, Shopian, where an encounter ensued since early on Tuesday morning after security forces launched a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO).
Naikoo was immediately rushed to Shopian hospital where he was declared brought dead by the doctors.