SRINAGAR: Unknown gunmen shot dead a 35-year-old Sarpanch near in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Monday afternoon.
Quoting official sources news agency GNS reported that the Sarpanch identified as 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 said that the 35-year-old was brought dead to the hospital.
A police officer also confirmed to newsagency GNS at gunmen killed the Sarpanch. The officer said that the area has been cordoned off and searches have been launched to nab the attackers.