PDP activist shot at by gunmen in Kulgam succumbs to injuries

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Srinagar: A Peoples Democratic Party activist who was shot at by  unidentified gunmen on Sunday evening shot at Zungalpora village of Kulgam district in south Kashmir has succumbed to his injuries in SKIMS Srinagar.

Medical Superintendent SKIMS Soura, Dr Farooq Jan said Jamal Bhat son of Mohd Ismail Bhat succumbed to injuries today at around 9:30 am.


Jamal, the PDP worker, was fired upon by unknown gunmen outside his residence at Zangalpora in Kulgam on Sunday evening.

He was taken to Kulgam hospital from where he was shifted to SKIMS, the Valley’s only tertiary care hospital.

He was immediately operated upon at SKIMS and died this morning.

A senior police officer had said, “Police have taken the cognizance and investigations are on.”

Jamal was PDP’s polling agent during the recently concluded Parliamentary election. (GNS)