Srinagar: Unknown gunmen shot dead a 35-year-old Sarpanch in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Monday afternoon.
Official sources told a local news gathering agency that the Sarpanch identified as Mr. Ajay Panditha of Dooru was fired upon by the gunmen near Lokbawan Larkipora.
He was rushed to GMC Anantnag where he was declared brought dead.
Dr Majeed Mehrab, medical superintendent GMC Anantnag confirmed that the 35-year-old was brought dead.
A police officer also confirmed that gunmen killed the Sarpanch. The officer said that the area has been cordoned off and searches have been launched to nab the attackers. (GNS)