Anantnag, Apr 4 : A panch, who was shot at and critically wounded by unidentified masked gunmen in south Kashmir district of Kulgam, succumbed on Thursday morning, official sources said. They said a group of masked gunmen entered the house of one Abdul Majid Dar at Kulgam on Wednesday evening.However, before the inmates could raise alarm, gunmen fired at Dar from very close range.
Dar, a panch was rushed to local hospital from where he was referred to Srinagar in a critical condition and this morning he succumbed to his injuries, they said. He was affiliated with Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and was elected as panch as an independent candidate. Security forces have immediately launched a massive searches in the area as the gunmen managed to escape after the incident. (UNI)