BJP sarpanch shot dead by militants in south Kashmir

Credit: WorldNews- Published on August 6, 2020
Srinagar: A Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) sarpanch was shot dead by militants in south Kashmir district of Kulgam on Thursday, official sources said. They said sarpanch Sajjad Ahmad Khanday, who was also the vice president of Kulgam district, was fired upon by militants from a close range when he was returning his home at Qazigund...
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Published on August 6, 2020 -  01:42
BJP sarpanch shot dead by terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam
A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and sarpanch was shot dead by terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir. Sajad Ahmad Khanday was shot near his home in south Kashmir's Kulgam. Police said that the incident took place on Thursday. Terrorists fired at Khanday from close range at Vessu in Qazigund area. Khanday was rushed to a hospital in nearby Anantnag district where he was declared brought dead by doctors. The incident comes less than 48 hours after a BJP-affiliated panchayat member was shot at in Kulgam district. On Tuesday, terrorists had fired upon sarpanch Arif Ahmad Khan at Akhran Village. He had sustained an injury to his neck, the police had said. Khan is currently recovering from his injuries in hospital.

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