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Former panchayat member affiliated with PDP shot dead by militants in Anantnag

Ghulam Rasool Ganai (52) was shot at and injured by militants at his shop in Mattan area of Anantnag.

india Updated: Oct 03, 2017 21:26 IST
This was the third killing in South Kashmir in the last 24 hours.
This was the third killing in South Kashmir in the last 24 hours.(File)

Militants on Tuesday night shot dead a former panchayat member affiliated with the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.

Ghulam Rasool Ganai (52) was shot at and injured by militants at his shop in Mattan area of Anantnag, a police official said.

He said Ganai succumbed to his injuries while being shifted to a hospital. This was the third killing in South Kashmir in the last 24 hours.

Earlier, police recovered bullet-riddled body of a 22- year-old man in Kulgam District.

Showkat Ahmad Dar was kidnapped by suspected militants on Sunday.

On Monday night, a policeman was shot dead by militants in Awantipora area of Pulwama District when he was returning from the marriage ceremony of his relative.