Srinagar, May 30: Editor and owner of an Urdu weekly newspaper “Awami Moazin” died due to COVID-19 in a hospital in Srinagar.
Mohammad Yousuf Bhat, who is also father of correspondent of a local English Daily, was admitted to S K Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) after he tested positive for COVID-19 on May 18. A resident of Nakhasi Mohalla in Shopian, Bhat breathed his last at SKIMS at around 0430 hrs this morning.
He was 68.
He was laid to rest at his ancestral graveyard in Shopian town around 0800 hrs.