SRINAGAR: A DDC candidate was injured after unknown gunmen fired upon him in Sagam area of Kokernag in South Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Friday.
Official sources told news agency GNS that militants fired upon a man identified as Anees Ul Islam resident of Sagam. He has received a bullet wound in the arm.
He was immediately rushed to SDH Kokernag for treatment.
As per the sources, he had joined recently Apni Party and was contesting the ongoing DDC election in Sagam block constituency Kokernag.
Meanwhile, the whole area has been cordoned off to nab the attackers.