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BJP Sarpanch, his wife shot dead by suspected militants in Anantnag


ANANTNAG: Suspected militants on Monday afternoon shot dead a Sarpanch and his wife from Kulgam, presently living in the Lal Chowk area of South Kashmir’s Anantnag district.

An official said that a Sarpanch namely Ghulam Rasool of Redwani Bala, who is affiliated with BJP and his wife Jawhara Banoo were fire upon by suspected militants in Lal Chowk area of Anantnag.

He said the couple was shifted to GMC Anantnag for treatment. However, they succumbed to their injuries on way to the hospital, an official said. He added that the area has been cordoned off to nab the attackers—(KNO)


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