Sarpanch shot dead by terrorists in Kashmir

Published: 06 August, 2020 14:00 IST | IANS | Srinagar

The Sarpanch identified as Sajad Ahmed Khandey was shot from a close range by terrorists injuring him critically

This picture has been used for representational purposes
This picture has been used for representational purposes

A BJP Sarpanch was shot dead by terrorists at Vessu in south Kashmir's Qazigund on Thursday.

The Sarpanch identified as Sajad Ahmed Khandey was shot from a close range by terrorists injuring him critically. He was rushed to a hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

There has been a series of terror attacks on political workers and panchayat members in Kashmir.

Last month Waaeem Bari, BJP leader and an ex-district president of the party for north Kashmir's Bandipore district was killed by terrorists.

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