Suspected militants on Tuesday evening shot a panch, who was reportedly affiliated with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district, reported a local news agency, Global News Service (GNS).
Unnamed official sources informed the agency that the militants attacked the Panch identified as Arif Ahmad near his residence at Akhran Qazigund. An unnamed police officer too confirmed the incident and told that the injured was being shifted to emergency Hospital Qazigund.
“He has firearm injury in neck and his condition is critical,” the officer added. (GNS).