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BJP Sarpanch shot dead by terrorists in south Kashmir

Updated: August 6, 2020 12:46 pm
In the  Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, a BJP Sarpanch was shot dead by terrorists in Vessu Qazigund area of south Kashmir’s  Kulgam district this morning.

Senior Superintending of Police, Kulgam  Gurvinder Pal Singh said that the terrorists fired upon the Sarpanch Sajad Ahmad Khanday near his residence Vessu at 9:15 AM this morning.

Meanwhile, the security forces have soon after the incident, launched a massive manhunt to nab the assailants. A case has been registered in Police Station Qazigund and further investigation in the matter has been initiated.

This is the second attack of its kind in less than 48 hours as a BJP Panch Arif Ahmad was critically wounded after terrorists had fired upon him at Akhran Qazigund on the evening of August 4.

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