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