Anantnag, June 8 : Unknown gunmen shot dead a 35-year-old Sarpanch near in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Monday afternoon.
Official sources told the Sarpanch identified as Ajay Panditha of Dooru was fired upon by the gunmen near Lokbawan Larkipora.
He was rushed to GMC Annatnag where he was declared brought dead.
Dr Majeed Mehrab, medical superintendent GMC Anantnag confirmed to news agency that the 35-year-old was brought dead.
A police officer also confirmed to news agency 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)