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NEWSFLASH | Militants Kill Sarpanch In J&K’s Kulgam

Kashmir: The militants shot dead a sarpanch in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district.

Security forces stand on guard in Srinagar locality.(File photo-Representational image)
Security forces stand on guard in Srinagar locality.(File photo-Representational image) PTI

Militants shot dead a sarpanch in Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday, officials said.

"At about 8:50 pm, terrorists fired upon Shabir Ahmad Mir near his residence in Adoura in south Kashmir's Kulgam district," one of the officials said.

They said Mir was taken to a hospital where doctors declared him dead on arrival.

Mir was an independent sarpanch.

The area has been cordoned off and a hunt launched to nab the attackers, the officials said. 
 


 

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