KL Report


Militants on Saturday killed sarpanch Ghulam Ahmed Bhat at Sopore in north Kashmir, officials said.

“Gulam Ahman Bhat, sarpanch of Bomai village of Sopore area, was shot dead from close range by militants today morning. While being shifted to hospital, he succumbed to his bullet injuries,” they said.

The officer said that police have registered an FIR on the incident and an investigation has been initiated to identify the culprit.

The incident of sarpanch killing happened at a time when last phase of assembly election is under way.


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