A mother of two children, who was allegedly set ablaze by her in-laws in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district, succumbed at a hospital in Srinagar on Thursday, officials said.
The woman was allegedly set ablaze by her in-laws a week ago in Mattan area of Anantnag district, following which she was admitted at SMHS hospital in Srinagar.
However, the 28-year-old woman, who had sustained 95 per cent burn injuries, lost her battle with life at around 08:45 PM.
Medical Superintendent, SMHS hospital, Dr. Nazir Choudhary confirmed the death of the woman to news agency KNO. A police officer said that a case under FIR number 15/2021 has been registered at Police Station and investigation has been taken up, adding that the culprits will be dealt with strictly and will ensure justice to the victim.