A Special Police Officer (SPO) of Jammu and Kashmir police who was injured when his service weapon went off accidently in south Kashmir district of Anantnag on Monday afternoon has succumbed to his injuries in a army hospital.

SPO identified as Nazir Ahmad Ganie got injured due to accidentally fire of his service rifle he was evacuated to District Hospital Anantnag where he shifted to Army hospital Srinagar where he succumbed to his injuries in the evening, an official said.

Meanwhile, Wreath laying ceremony of SPO held at DPL Anantnag. Officers and officials pay floral tributes to the mortal remains of the slain SPO.