Suresh Raina’s uncle dead, aunt critical after attack by unidentified assailants in Pathankot: Report

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Srinagar, Aug 29: The unexpected shock return from UAE to India by Chennai Super Kings top cricketer Suresh Raina has now been revealed.

A report in jagran.com has said that the reason behind Raina’s return to India is attack on the family members of cricketer in Pathankot.

Raina will be missing entire IPL 2020 edition, in the UAE.

As reported by jagran.com, Raina’s relative is in critical condition while his uncle has died after a midnight attack in their Pathankot’s Thariyal village. Reportedly, the attack occurred on the night of August 19 when the family was sleeping on the terrace of their residence. Just then, the unidentified assailants attacked them with lethal weapons.

It is believed that Asha Devi, sister of Raina’s father, is in critical condition and fighting hard for survival. On the other hand, his uncle, identified as 58-year-old Ashok Kumar, succumbed to death. The former Indian cricketer’s cousins – 32-year-old Kaushal Kumar and 24-year-old Apin Kumar have also attained injuries during the violent attack. 

Earlier, CSK CEO KS Viswanathan was quoted as saying in the tweet posted by the franchise, “Suresh Raina has returned to India for personal reasons and will be unavailable for the remainder of the IPL season. Chennai Super Kings offers complete support to Suresh and his family during this time.”

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